Tier adjustment of BTC, ETH, EOS, LTC, OKB, BCH and ETC margin trading

Published on Nov 5, 2020Updated on Dec 15, 20237 min read

To avoid liquidation and clawback caused by recent changes in market liquidity. OKX has decided to adjust the position tiers of BTC/USDT, ETH/USDT, EOS/USDT, LTC/USDT, OKB/USDT, BCH/USDT, ETC/USDT, ETH/BTC, EOS/BTC, LTC/BTC, OKB/BTC, BCH/BTC, ETC/BTC margin trading beginning at 9:00–9:30 am UTC on Nov. 9.

Adjustments:

New tiers of BTC/USDT margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (BTC)

Max. borrow amount (USDT)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

25

250,000

3.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

50

500,000

4.00%

12.00%

9.33

3

75

750,000

5.00%

13.00%

8.69

4

100

1,000,000

6.00%

14.00%

8.14

5

125

1,250,000

7.00%

15.00%

7.67

6

Increase by 25 from the previous tier

Increase by 250,000 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

New tiers of ETH/USDT margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (ETH)

Max. borrow amount (USDT)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

500

100,000

3.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

1,000

200,000

4.00%

12.00%

9.33

3

1,500

300,000

5.00%

13.00%

8.69

4

2,000

400,000

6.00%

14.00%

8.14

5

2,500

500,000

7.00%

15.00%

7.67

6

Increase by 500 from the previous tier

Increase by 100,000 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

New tiers of EOS/USDT margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (EOS)

Max. borrow amount (USDT)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

50,000

200,000

3.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

70,000

280,000

4.00%

12.00%

9.33

3

90,000

360,000

5.00%

13.00%

8.69

4

110,000

440,000

6.00%

14.00%

8.14

5

130,000

520,000

7.00%

15.00%

7.67

6

Increase by 20,000 from the previous tier

Increase by 80,000 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

New tiers of LTC/USDT margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (LTC)

Max. borrow amount (USDT)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

200

20,000

5.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

500

50,000

8.00%

25.00%

5.00

3

1,500

150,000

9.00%

26.00%

4.85

4

2,500

250,000

10.00%

27.00%

4.70

5

3,500

350,000

11.00%

28.00%

4.57

6

Increase by 1,000 from the previous tier

Increase by 100,000 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

New tiers of OKB/USDT margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (OKB)

Max. borrow amount (USDT)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

500

2,500

5.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

1,000

5,000

8.00%

25.00%

5.00

3

2,500

12,500

10.00%

50.00%

3.00

4

5,000

25,000

11.00%

51.00%

2.96

5

7,500

37,500

12.00%

52.00%

2.92

6

Increase by 2,500 from the previous tier

Increase by 12,500 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

New tiers of BCH/USDT margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (BCH)

Max. borrow amount (USDT)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

300

90,000

5.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

750

225,000

8.00%

25.00%

5.00

3

1,000

300,000

9.00%

26.00%

4.85

4

1,250

375,000

10.00%

27.00%

4.70

5

1,500

450,000

11.00%

28.00%

4.57

6

Increase by 250 from the previous tier

Increase by 75,000 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

New tiers of ETC/USDT margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (ETC)

Max. borrow amount (USDT)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

6,000

30,000

5.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

15,000

75,000

8.00%

25.00%

5.00

3

20,000

100,000

9.00%

26.00%

4.85

4

25,000

125,000

10.00%

27.00%

4.70

5

30,000

150,000

11.00%

28.00%

4.57

6

Increase by 5,000 from the previous tier

Increase by 25,000 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

New tiers of ETH/BTC margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (ETH)

Max. borrow amount (BTC)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

250

5

3.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

500

10

4.00%

12.00%

9.33

3

750

15

5.00%

13.00%

8.69

4

1,000

20

6.00%

14.00%

8.14

5

1,250

25

7.00%

15.00%

7.67

6

Increase by 250 from the previous tier

Increase by 5 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

New tiers of EOS/BTC margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (EOS)

Max. borrow amount (BTC)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

10,000

5

3.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

20,000

10

4.00%

12.00%

9.33

3

30,000

15

5.00%

13.00%

8.69

4

40,000

20

6.00%

14.00%

8.14

5

50,000

25

7.00%

15.00%

7.67

6

Increase by 10,000 from the previous tier

Increase by 5 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

New tiers of LTC/BTC margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (LTC)

Max. borrow amount (BTC)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

600

6

5.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

1,500

15

8.00%

25.00%

5.00

3

2,000

20

9.00%

26.00%

4.85

4

2,500

25

10.00%

27.00%

4.70

5

3,000

30

11.00%

28.00%

4.57

6

Increase by 500 from the previous tier

Increase by 5 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

New tiers of OKB/BTC margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (OKB)

Max. borrow amount (BTC)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

500

0.25

5.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

1,000

0.5

8.00%

25.00%

5.00

3

2,500

1.25

10.00%

50.00%

3.00

4

5,000

2.5

11.00%

51.00%

2.96

5

7,500

3.75

12.00%

52.00%

2.92

6

Increase by 2,500 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.25 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

New tiers of BCH/BTC margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (BCH)

Max. borrow amount (BTC)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

100

6

5.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

250

15

8.00%

25.00%

5.00

3

375

20

9.00%

26.00%

4.85

4

500

25

10.00%

27.00%

4.70

5

625

30

11.00%

28.00%

4.57

6

Increase by 125 from the previous tier

Increase by 5 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

New tiers of ETC/BTC margin trading:

Tier

Max. borrow amount (ETC)

Max. borrow amount (BTC)

Maintenance margin ratio

Min. initial margin ratio

Max. leverage

1

3,000

1.8

5.00%

11.00%

10.00

2

7,500

4.5

8.00%

25.00%

5.00

3

10,000

6

9.00%

26.00%

4.85

4

12,500

7.5

10.00%

27.00%

4.70

5

15,000

9

11.00%

28.00%

4.57

6

Increase by 2,500 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.5 from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Increase by 1.0 % from the previous tier

Max. leverage of the tier

Risk Disclaimer

Users' maintenance margin ratio may increase because of the recent market volatility and the tier adjustment. To prevent forced liquidation caused by the adjustment of the position tiers, please decrease the effective leverages by operations such as repay and increasing margins.

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