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Bitfinex Increases Maximum Leverage for BTC/USD Pair to 10x

Bitfinex Increases Maximum Leverage for BTC/USD Pair to 10x

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, February 17, 2021 – Bitfinex, a state-of-the-art digital token trading platform, has increased the maximum leverage for margin trading on the bitcoin, US Dollar pair to improve the user experience of the exchange’s growing customer base.

The maximum leverage on the BTC/USD pair has been increased from 5x to 10x on 17/02/21 at 5:00 PM UTC.

In addition, the maximum borrowing amount on Bitfinex Borrow has been increased from 80% to 90% of collateral for USD loans using BTC as collateral and BTC loans using USD as collateral.

“Increasing the maximum leverage for margin trading on BTC/USD will help facilitate more advanced trading strategies and the management of risk,” said Paolo Ardoino, CTO at Bitfinex. “Meanwhile, the increase in the maximum borrowing on collateral for Bitfinex Borrow will provide greater flexibility and allow our users to do more with their digital tokens.”

Margin trading enables traders to borrow funds to increase leverage, offering the potential for greater profits than in traditional trading. Still, the potential for greater rewards also comes with higher levels of risk, particularly given the volatility of digital assets. If you wish to learn more about margin trading, please visit its knowledge base article. Eligible Bitfinex users can obtain financing for margin trading through the peer-to-peer (P2P) financing marketplace available through Bitfinex.

Bitfinex Borrow is a peer-to-peer (P2P) digital token loan portal that allows users to borrow funds from other users by using their cryptocurrency or fiat assets as collateral. For more information on Bitfinex Borrow, please visit its knowledge base article.

*All deposits, activities, and users are subject at all times to all of the terms of service in effect on Bitfinex. U.S. persons are not permitted to use Bitfinex or any of its services.

About Bitfinex

Founded in 2012, Bitfinex is a digital token trading platform offering state-of-the-art services for digital token traders and global liquidity providers. In addition to a suite of advanced trading features and charting tools, Bitfinex provides access to peer-to-peer financing, an OTC market, and financed trading for a wide selection of digital tokens. Bitfinex’s strategy focuses on providing unparalleled support, tools, and innovation for experienced traders and liquidity providers around the world. Visit Bitfinex to learn more.


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