Viewing your margin and effective leverage

Warning: Margin trading is a high risk activity. Please read carefully the Risk Warnings on bullish.com.

If you are eligible to trade on margin and you have passed the required product quiz to access this advanced feature, your maximum margin leverage is 3X the collateral balance in your margin account. This allows you to trade positions up to three times larger in the aggregate than the amount available in your margin account.

Viewing effective leverage

Effective leverage is the amount of leverage, (up to 3X on Bullish), a customer uses to open a margin position.

When placing a margin buy/sell order, the effective leverage will show in your Order Confirmation when placing a limit or stop limit order.

Viewing margin leverage for filled positions

Once filled, a margin position will show under the Margin Positions tab at the bottom of the Trade screen.

To view a filled position’s leverage:

  1. Go to the left-hand navigation and choose Trade.
  2. Choose Margin Positions under the Price Chart.
  3. View the Leverage column.

To view a filled position’s leverage on mobile view:

  1. Tap on Blotter at the bottom of the Trade screen.
  2. Tap on the Margin Positions tab.
  3. View the Leverage column.

Alternatively:

  1. Go to the left-hand navigation and choose Orders.
  2. Choose Margin Positions.
  3. View the Leverage column.

Viewing margin leverage by asset pairs

To view margin leverage by asset pairs:

  1. Go to the left-hand navigation and choose Portfolio.
  2. Choose Margin.
  3. View the Leverage column in the Accounts section.

Important: Automated market making is available within the upper and lower price boundaries of our range-bound liquidity pools and for our standard liquidity pools. Returns may vary with our range-bound versus standard liquidity pools. Learn more by reviewing important information about our range-bound and standard liquidity pools at https://bullish.com/legal/range-bound-liquidity-pools. 

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