Bitmex funding explained

As of today, Bitmex perpetual inverse futures contract, also known as the perpetual swap, is the most liquid market for the BTC/USD pair. If you haven't heard about it, I suggest you start here: What is bitmex.com perpetual swap contract? If you're new to inverse futures, you should also read these…

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What is okex.com insurance fund and a clawback rate?

A significant advantage of the bitcoin futures platforms is a bigger leverage than in spot markets like Bitfinex or Kraken for example. Okex.com provides trading with up to x20 of your capital, meaning you have to put only 5% worth of each $100 contract (100%/5% = x20). If you're not…

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Cross-margin vs. fixed margin at okex.com explained

Trading on margin with high leverage is one of the most significant advantages of futures compared to trading a spot market. If you are only starting familiarising yourself with margin trading of futures contracts, I suggest you read this article first: Basics of margin trading Bitcoin futures. Okex.com, being the…

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Understanding okex futures basic mechanics

Okex.com has the most liquid bitcoin futures market. Before you start trading there, it is vital that you understand the mechanics of this platform's futures contracts. What you trade at okex is not your vanilla direct futures, it is, what is called, an inverse futures contracts. To get the basic…

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