Contract definitions for the EMX ETHUSD Perpetual Contract.
A Perpetual Contract is similar to a future, however, it does not have an expiration date. EMX employs funding payments every 8 hrs between buyers and sellers of the contract to align exchange traded ETHUSD Perpetual Contract prices with underlying spot ETHUSD prices.
|Underlying Index||EMX ETH Index (Based on prices from Bitstamp, Kraken, GDAX, Gemini and Bittrex)|
|Contract Size||1 ETH (Every point move of the contract is equal to $1)|
|Minimum tick size||0.05|
|Initial Margin||2.00% + 0.01% per 1 ETH increase in position size (50x max leverage)|
|Liquidation Level||75% of Initial Margin|
|Funding||Funding is paid every 8 hours to only those holding positions at 04:00, 12:00, 20:00 UTC time|
|Mark Price Band||2.5%|
|Fees||Taker fee of 0.05%. Maker rebate of -0.025%. Liquidation fee of 0.25%, which is added to the insurance fund. Fee discounts for Volume and EMX holdings are described here.|
|Position Limit||1000 Contracts|
|Price protection||+- 5% for Market Orders; +6% for Buy Limit Orders; -6% for Sell Limit Orders|
|Trading Hours||24 hrs/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year (excluding maintenance)|