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Trade Ethereum Classic

Futures Contracts

Ethereum Classic (ETC) futures let you gain exposure in Ethereum Classic without having to buy and hold any in your portfolio.

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Whether you’re looking for a seamless, flexible user experience or a performant API for programmatic trading, Kraken Futures offers a wide range of products on a robust, low latency, high-performance trading platform.

Why trade Ethereum Classic futures?

  • Ethereum Classic futures are an agreement between two counterparties to buy and sell a specific amount of ETC at a specific future price on a specific date and time
  • They allow you to gain exposure to Ethereum Classic without ever having to own it
  • Individuals and organizations that do own Ethereum Classic can use futures to hedge exposure against market movements

The Kraken Futures multi-collateral advantage

Gain exposure to a wide range of assets without owning them outright. With a variety of collateral options, you have superior flexibility when opening new positions or maintaining existing positions. And no matter what crypto you trade, you can choose to convert any profits into a currency of your choice.

Introducing the Multi-Collateral Futures wallet

The multi-collateral wallet allows you to use a variety of collateral types to manage all of your positions, without needing to move funds around. For example, you can open a position on BTC/USD, use USDT as collateral and convert any profits to bitcoin.

Ethereum Classic futures trading with leverage

Kraken Futures offers leverage, allowing you to amplify your buying or selling power.

Flexibility in risk management 

New margin mode functionality allows you to trade using isolated margin to limit your downside per contract, or use cross margin to utilize all of your collateral across all positions.

Trade a range of currency pairs

Gain exposure to a variety of pairs using your multi-collateral futures wallet with 9 different collateral options.

Ethereum Classic holders: Hedge volatility with Kraken Futures

Use futures to hedge against spot market volatility – no matter which way the underlying market moves.

Interested in ETC futures trading?  

Kraken makes it easy to get started.

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Ethereum Classic futures FAQs

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  2. How to buy Ethereum Classic futures?

  3. How to go long on Ethereum Classic using futures contracts?

  4. How to go short on Ethereum Classic using futures contracts?

Risk Disclaimer

Trading futures, derivatives and other instruments using leverage involves an element of risk and may not be suitable for everyone. Read Kraken’s risk disclosure to learn more.