General Intro about Perpetual Futures

What are Perpetual Futures?

Perpetual futures are futures contracts with no expiration date. The “perpetual” status is maintained by paying/receiving the funding fee.

The Deri Protocol lists Perpetual Futures on many coins including BTC, ETH, BNB, etc.

Why trade Perpetual Futures?

  • Hedging and risk management: traders can use perpetual futures to hedge positions

Advantages of Perpetual Futures on Deri Protocol

The “External Custody” feature allows traders on Deri Protocol to use other tokens than stable coins as collateral. Refer to table 1 for base tokens that can be used to trade Perpetual Futures on Deri Protocol.

Table 1

The Basic terms on Deri Protocol

When trading Perpetual Futures, you will see a lot of terminology that is being used. We explain the most common terms here.

Liquidation on Deri Protocol

You can find detailed illustrations about Liquidation on Deri Protocol here.

How to trade them on Deri Protocol?

You can find a detailed guide on Deri Protocol here.

About Deri Protocol

Deri, your option, your future!

Deri is the DeFi way to trade derivatives: to hedge, to speculate, to arbitrage, all on chain. With Deri Protocol, trades are executed under AMM paradigm and positions are tokenized as NFTs, highly composable with other DeFi projects. Having provided an on-chain mechanism to exchange risk exposures precisely and capital-efficiently, Deri Protocol has minted one of the most important blocks of the DeFi infrastructure.

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Deri Protocol = (Perpetual Futures + Everlasting Options) x Decentralized.

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Deri Protocol

Deri Protocol = (Perpetual Futures + Everlasting Options) x Decentralized.