FAQ

BitMEX FX Perps FAQ

What Are FX Perps?
A new type of crypto derivative invented by BitMEX, FX perpetual contracts allow traders to capitalise on price differences in foreign currency pairs, such ...
Wed, 3 Aug, 2022 at 3:09 PM
What Are FX Pairs?
A foreign currency (FX) pair is a quotation for two different currencies - i.e. the amount you would pay for one currency for a unit of another currency. Fo...
Wed, 3 Aug, 2022 at 3:10 PM
How Do FX Perps Work?
The mechanics of our perpetual FX perps are as follows: FX perps are exchange-traded through a central limit order book (CLOB). The funding rate mec...
Wed, 3 Aug, 2022 at 3:11 PM
What Are the Different Types of FX Perp Contracts Offered by BitMEX?
There are three types of perpetual FX contracts on BitMEX: Quanto contracts: This is a type of crypto derivative where the underlying is denominated in...
Wed, 3 Aug, 2022 at 3:13 PM
What Are the FX Perps Maker and Taker Fees?
The BitMEX platform operates a standard trading fee structure across all derivatives products. Our maker fee rebate is 0.01%, and our taker fee is 0.075%. F...
Wed, 3 Aug, 2022 at 3:14 PM
How Many FX Pairs Can Users Trade and Speculate On?
The initial 12 foreign currency pairs are: EURUSD EURCHF  EURTRY USDCHF USDTRY USDSEK USDCNH USDINR  USDZAR USDBRL  USDMXN NZDUSD Users wi...
Wed, 3 Aug, 2022 at 3:16 PM
What Are the Contract Specs of Each FX Perp Listing?
EURUSD Quanto Contract Specs Symbol: EURUSD Margin currency: XBT Bitcoin Multiplier: 0.0001 XBT (100,000 Satoshis) XBT Contract Value: EURUSD Pr...
Wed, 3 Aug, 2022 at 3:19 PM
Trading BitMEX FX Perps from Singapore
Unfortunately, our Singapore users are not permitted to trade our FX perps. 
Wed, 3 Aug, 2022 at 3:23 PM