Category: Bitcoin Trading

With leveraged Bitcoin trading you can increase your holdings of bitcoin if you already own some and know how to trade the markets or know someone who knows how to trade the markets profitably. (*see below)

Its not for everyone

Its not for everyone though, most of these exchanges offer you to trade the markets on leverage and while leverage can multiple your gains, conversely they also multiply your losses.

But knowing this warning, staying away from this activity if you don't accept the risk and if you're willing to stake your coins on speculating on the financial markets, you can definitely grow your holdings if you know what to do.

If you lost out in the early days of mining bitcoin with your CPU computer but have some magic trading skills or can employ a trader with mad trading skills then you can definitely grow your crypto coin collection.

The best Leveraged Crypto-Trading Platforms

Let's start by listing all the trading platforms that you could be trading on.

These vary from specialised crypto currency futures or options platforms. Traditional Forex Brokers are also now offering crypto currency pairs on their platforms


Huobi is a Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange. Founded in China, the company now has offices in Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and the United States. In August 2018 it became a publicly listed Hong Kong company. Huobi is the most secure digital currency trading marketplace.

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Binance is a global cryptocurrency exchange that provides a platform for trading more than 100 cryptocurrencies. You can trade anywhere on mobile with their mobile app.

If you're looking to trade crypto to crypto only this is probably the easiest and cheapest way to go.

Bitmex. Trade Crypto Options With 100X Leverage

BitMEX is a cryptocurrency exchange and derivative trading platform.The next generation of trading products. Register now. High liquidity. 10% trading discount. Unique products. Industry-leading security. Perpetual contract.

You can trade Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with up to 100x leverage. Fast execution, low fees, Bitcoin futures and swaps: available only on BitMEX. Bitcoin Futures and Options Exchange

Deribit is a European Style Options trading platform with 10x leverage. You can trade bitcoin futures with 30x leverage. The most advanced derivatives trading platform for Bitcoin available. 

Deribit was founded in March 2015 by John Jansen, and started operating in June 2016.

ETHFinex is a digital asset trading platform with access to highly-flexible centralised and on-chain trading portals, as well as fee-sharing and discussion features. I've only started playing around with ETHFinex now, I'll let you know what I discover as I learn more.

JPMarkets A South African Broker with A Large Choice of Crypto Markets

I am probably biased in their favour because I'm the Sales Manager in the Durban offices of JP Markets and I recommend them as a broker one you should check out.

The spreads on the crypto pairs are horrendous but they do offer Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, BTCEUR (Bitcoin EUR), DSHUSD (Dash), ETCUSD (Ethereum Classic), ETHUSD (Ethereum), IOTUSD (Iota), LTCUSD (Litecoin), XRPUSD (Ripple), ZECUSD (ZCash) thus far.

I hope they add XRMUSD, BTCZAR and other crypto versus ZAR (Rand) CFDs for South African based traders.

Pepperstone is one of the world’s largest Forex brokers, processing over $5.8 Billion worth of trades every day.

Pepperstone offers a range of online trading platform including MetaTrader 4, cTrader, WebTrader and mobile apps for iPhone, Android, and tablets.

Pepperstone offers access to cryptocurrency trading with Bitcoin, leveraged against the US dollar

AvaTrade offers traders the opportunity to trade a wide range of top-ranked digital coins 24/7.

Due to the massive popularity of cryptocurrencies over the past couple of years, they have become a conventional and popular asset. Start trading with as little as US$100 and up to 20:1 leverage. Unlike AVATrade's traditional markets, cryptos are traded 24/7, even during the weekend.


Before we continue with the list of places to trade the bitcoin, let's discuss a cryptobot that could help you trade the crypto markets automatically.

Haasonline allows you to build trading robots or as they're known in the jargon of the industry, an Expert Advisor or EA.

Their services will allow you to create any kind of trading system to automatically trade on these markets that we're listing here.


You can now trade cryptocurrencies with IronFX.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple are on offer on their MT4 and other trading platforms.

SimpleFx is similar to 1Broker in that they're a CFD platform that allows you to trade almost any market out there (as long as its listed on their platform).

They allow you to trade on the MT4 platform that many traders are familiar with and if this is an excellent choice for trading markets on margin for advanced traders.

Whaleclub is similar to SimpleFx and 1Broker. It allows you to trade CFDs on the many world markets and you fund your account with Bitcoin.

don't know much about this platform, I haven't used it much but I'm planning to try it out some more really soon.

Bitfinex is an exchange that has one of the highest volumes in USD. It also allows for margin trading and multiple altcoins.

It has an interesting service that allows you to lend your currency to those who want to margin trade and receive a daily interest on those loans.

I'm not sure if they're accepting new sign-ups currently, the last time I heard anything from them, they had a $10,000 deposit minimum. If you do manage to create an account and they require a referral code for a discount, use this one HH0T6XEFix

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