Perpetual Contract Trading Guide

Bex500 perpetual contract profit-loss calculation


◆ When you expect the rise of BTC:

If you predict the BTC price will go up, you should Buy a Long position of  BTC/USDT contract.

The Formula (Long position): Profit=Contract Volume*(Close Price-Open price)/ BTC current price.

【Scenario 1】: You select the BTC settlement account after registration (Use BTC as the settlement currency). When the BTC price is currently at 3500 dollars, you input 1 BTC as the initial margin of a long position, after 100x leverage, notional volume is expanded to 100 BTC by this time. When BTC/USDT price rises to 4000 dollars. 

your profit is 100* ($4000-$3500)/$4000=12.5 BTC

【Scenario 2】: You select USDT settlement account after registration (Use USDT as the settlement currency). When the BTC price is currently at $3500, you buy a 100 BTC long position contract (After leverage). When BTC/USDT price rice to $4000. 

your profit is 100* ($4000-$3500)/$4000=50000 USDT


◆  When you expect fall of BTC

If you predict the BTC price will fall down, you should sell a short position BTC/USDT contract.

The Formula (short position): Profit=Contract Volume*| (Close Price-Open Price)|/ BTC current price.

【Scenario 1】: You select the BTC settlement account after registration (Use BTC as the settlement currency). When the BTC price is currently at 3500 dollars, you input 1 BTC as the initial margin of a short position contract, after 100x leverage, notional volume is expanded to 100 BTC by this time. When BTC/USDT price falls to 3000 dollars. 

Your profit is 100* ($3000-$3500)/$3000=16.6 BTC

【Scenario 2】: You select USDT settlement account after registration (Use USDT as the settlement currency). When the USDT price is currently at 3500 dollars, you sell a 100BTC short position contract (After leverage). When BTC/USDT price falls to 3000 dollars. 

Your profit is 100* ($3000-$3500)/$3000=50000 USDT


Learn more about how to buy/long or sell/short BTC, please click Bex500 Double Contract profit-loss calculation

Moreover, Bex500 provides 200x leverage for Bex500 forex and Bex500 commodity.


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