Quick overview

Perpetual Protocol is an open source software project to create powerful financial tools available to all. Perpetual Protocol's core product is a perpetual futures DEX (decentralized exchange) which runs on the blockchain (v1 on xDai and v2 on Arbitrum).

What can you do with Perpetual Protocol?

  • Trade a wide variety of assets easily, using perpetual futures
  • Go long or short
  • Use leverage up to 10x

Ok but what are perpetual futures?

Perpetual futures are a tool for trading against the price of a wide range of assets. You can use them to go long or short, with leverage up to 10x and beyond.

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Starting to trade on Perpetual Protocol is quick and easy—all you need is an Ethereum-compatible wallet like Metamask, and USDC tokens for collateral. Next, either go to perp.exchange or a third-party platform to start trading!


Note of caution Trading and investing carries the risk of financial loss. You could lose 100% of funds used to place trades, although you will never lose more than your initial investment. None of the information provided by Perpetual Protocol is financial advice—always perform your own due diligence before trading or investing.

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