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BitMEX Increases Leverage: Bitcoin by 250x and Ethereum by 200x

BitMEX, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, now offers up to 200x leverage for ETHUSD and 250x for BTCUSD, providing traders with significant profit opportunities. Leverage trading allows opening larger positions with less capital, but it also increases risk. BitMEX offers tools to manage this risk. This innovation could greatly impact trading volumes and strategies.




BitMEX, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges, has once again pushed the boundaries of leverage trading. Previously, an impressive 250x leverage was introduced for BTCUSD. Now traders have the opportunity to trade ETHUSD with leverage of up to 200x.

This innovation represents a significant development for all crypto traders looking for higher profit opportunities. With leverage of 250x for Bitcoin and 200x for Ethereum, BitMEX now offers unprecedented opportunities to maximize returns. But what does this mean specifically for traders?

BitMEX: What is leverage trading?

Leverage trading, also known as margin trading, allows traders to open positions larger than their actual capital. A leverage of 250x means that a trader can open a position worth 250 Bitcoin with just 1 Bitcoin. This can potentially lead to significant profits, but also carries increased risk.

Advantages of high leverage

The main advantage of high leverage is the ability to open large market positions with a relatively small amount of capital. This is particularly attractive for experienced traders who can accurately predict market movements. Leverage of 250x for Bitcoin and 200x for Ethereum means that even small price movements can lead to significant profits.

Risks and responsible action

However, it is important to be aware of the risks. High leverage can also lead to large losses if the market moves against the position. Therefore, it is essential to trade responsibly and use risk management strategies. BitMEX offers numerous resources and tools to help traders manage their risk.

In May, BitMEX announced the launch of its new product: BitMEX Options. This move marks a significant expansion of BitMEX’s offerings and allows trading options on some of the most popular cryptocurrencies, including BTC, ETH, DOGE, SOL, BNB, and XRP. The options offer a wide range of expiration dates, giving investors more flexibility when trading and hedging their portfolios.


With the introduction of 250x leverage for Bitcoin and 200x for Ethereum, BitMEX is once again setting standards in crypto trading. Traders now have more opportunities than ever to profit from the volatile crypto markets. It remains exciting to see how this innovation will affect trading volumes and market strategies. Benefit from these new leverages and trade responsibly,


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Sharon Harris is a feminist and a part-time nomad. She reports about businesses primarily involved in tech, CBD, and crypto. She started her career as a product manager at a Silicon Valley startup but now enjoys a new life as a personal finance geek and writer. Her primary aim is to provide readers with a new perspective on the overlapping world of finance and technology.