Perpetual Swaps

Perpetual swaps (also known as perpetual futures) are the derivative contracts that allow traders to speculate on the price of the underlying asset (example: ETH, BTC) without an expiration date, as opposed to the more traditional dated futures contracts.

Explore more information on Perpetual Swaps trading with CyberDEX.

Perpetual Swaps on CyberDEX

The margin on CyberDEX Perpetual Swaps contracts is always settled in sUSD. The price of sUSD is pegged 1 to 1 to $USD when using it to settle transactions, regardless of any 3rd party pricing.

The basics

  • Perpetual swaps allow traders to speculate and capture profits on both upside and downside moves without owning the underlying asset.

  • Perpetual swaps enable the use of leverage. This is a powerful tool that can yield bigger returns with less fees than that of the spot market. Although, the leverage involves a huge risk, and therefore, a robust risk management and a concise strategy must be employed when trading assets.

  • The use of product: Perpetual swaps are by no means the beginner choice in regards to the many instruments there are to trade crypto, therefore, the prior research and familiarity with this instrument is highly advised.

Trading Swaps are simultaneously highly lucrative and highly risky, potentially leading to significant drawdowns, therefore we highly suggest doing research and study in the mechanics of the underlying market and its participants, etc.

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