How to Use KuCoin Cross Margin


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Once you have enabled margin trading, there are 4 steps you must know to complete a margin trade:

1. Transfer principal to your margin account

2. Borrow funds from the Funding Market

3. Margin trade (Buy long/Sell short)

4. Repay loans


1.Transfer principal to your margin account

Note: Any currency supported on Margin trade can be transferred.

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2.Borrow funds from the Funding Market

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3.Margin trade (Buy long/Sell short)

Trade: Let's buy long using BTC with the BTC/USDT trading pair as an example, using the borrowed USDT to buy BTC.

Close position: When the BTC price goes up, you can sell the BTC you bought before back to USDT.

Note: A margin trade works exactly the same as a spot trade and they share the same market depth.


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4.Repay loans

Repay all the borrowed USDT as well as the interest. The remaining amount is the profit.


Can I use other tokens to repay the borrowed USDT?


You can only repay what you borrowed instead of using other tokens to repay. If your margin account does not have enough USDT to repay, you may sell other tokens to USDT, and then click the Repay button to repay.


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Kind reminder: This article is based on buying long in a margin trade. If you think that the specific token will go down, at step 2, you can borrow that token then sell it short at a higher price, then buy it back at a low price to make a profit.