Margin Trading

Ripple margin trading:
Trade crypto with up to 5x leverage

Supercharge your trading

Crypto trading is generally well understood, but what if you're looking for more advanced features to power your strategies? That's where margin trading comes in.

Opening a spot position on margin (also called "margin trading") can amplify your exposure to market volatility, giving your trading strategies even more flexibility. Kraken offers over 100 margin-enabled markets for you to buy (go "long") or sell (go "short") Ripple with up to 5x leverage.

Access the tools

you need on Kraken

Leverage XRP up to 5x

Quickly and easily use margin to long or short Ripple with up to 5x leverage.

Stable rollover fees

Kraken offers stable fees on margin positions, letting you accurately calculate and predict trading costs.

Pro trading interface

Manage your positions easily with our intuitive trading platform and advanced order options.

High margin limits

Eligible clients can access millions of dollars of margin allowance.


Comprehensive coverage

Manage your exposure on a wide variety of cryptoassets. Hundreds of spot markets available to trade on margin.

So what exactly is Ripple margin trading?

Ripple margin trading lets you buy and sell XRP on Kraken using funds that could exceed the balance of your account. Unlike futures and derivatives trading, spot margin trading involves buying or selling the actual underlying assets, rather than financial contracts.

For example:
Suppose you fund your account with $5,000 USD. Using an extension of margin from Kraken, you could buy or sell $10,000 USD worth of XRP/USD on the XRP/USD order book with this account.

Fixed fees for margin trading

Another benefit of margin trading on Kraken is the extremely competitive fee structure. Depending on the currency pair you’re trading, we’ll charge up to only 0.02% to open a position and up to only 0.02% (per 4 hours) in rollover fees to keep it open.

Before using margin to trade XRP, please take time to fully understand the unique risks involved. There are a lot of concepts to learn, but this is your money at stake, so it's worth your time to walk through everything carefully.

A recurring fee, charged every 4 hours,
in order to keep a margin position open.

*Availability of margin trading services is subject to certain limitations and eligibility criteria.

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