Adjustment of Leverage and Maintenance Margin Rate on KuCoin Futures Scheduled for May 13, 2022

2022-05-14 00:37:08--

Dear KuCoin Futures Users,

Due to large volatility recently, for risk control, KuCoin Futures is going to adjust the leverage and maintenance margin rate of the LUNA USDT-Margined perpetual contract and MIR USDT-Margined perpetual contract at 10:10 on May 13, 2022 (UTC). The details are as follows:

LUNA Perpetual/USDT:

Level Risk Limit(USDT) Max Available Leverage Minimum Initial Margin Rate Maintenance Margin Rate
1 10,000 5 20.0% 10.0%
2 20,000 3 33.3% 16.7%
3 30,000 2 50.0% 25.0%
4 50,000 1 100.0% 50.0%

MIR Perpetual/USDT:

Level Risk Limit(USDT) Max Available Leverage Minimum Initial Margin Rate Maintenance Margin Rate
1 70,000 20 5.0% 2.5%
2 100,000 10 10.0% 5.0%
3 200,000 5 20.0% 10.0%
4 300,000 2 50.0% 25.0%


1. Please refer to the updated Risk Limit Level to place an order.

2. The liquidation of the existing positions of the above contracts are based on the current risk limit level. New positions opened after the scheduled upgrade will be executed based on the new risk limit level.

3. Users can adjust the risk limit level by themselves. To avoid liquidation, the system will automatically cancel all the open orders of users and replenish margin to the account during the upgrade. By the time, the liquidation price will also change according to the changes in the maintenance margin rate.

4. Please note, Futures Grid trading bot will also adjust the max leverage of the LUNA USDT-margined perpetual contract to 5x, and the order-placing services of this contract in Futures Grid trading bot will be stopped. To avoid possible risks, you may close the running Futures Grid bots of this contract in advance.

Risk Warning: Trading contracts is a high market risk activity that can result in large gains while also causing you to incur large losses. Past gains are not indicative of future returns. Severe price fluctuations may result in the forced liquidation of your entire margin balance. The information provided here should not be construed as financial or investment advice from KuCoin. All trading strategies are at your own discretion and risk. KuCoin is not responsible for any losses that you may incur as a result of using the contracts.

Thanks for your understanding and support!

The KuCoin Futures Team

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