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Announcements > Bitfinex Increases Maximum Leverage on Margin Trading for Ethereum and EOS February 19, 2020

We're pleased to announce some exciting updates to margin trading for Ethereum and EOS pairs, designed to enhance the trading experience of our users.

From 19/02/20 10:00 AM (UTC), Ethereum to US dollar (ETH/USD), Ethereum to Bitcoin (ETH/BTC), and EOS to US dollar (EOS/USD) can be traded with a higher maximum leverage of 5x, a lower initial equity of 20% (reduced from 30%) and a reduced maintenance margin of 10% (cut from 15%).

This follows the recent increase in the maximum leverage and haircut for margin trading on Tezos (XTZ).

For more information on margin trading, please visit: https://support.bitfinex.com/hc/en-us/articles/115004555165-Intro-to-Margin-Trading