Instrument description

Ethereum is a form of digital currency, created and held electronically. Unlike traditional physical currencies - dollars or euros for example - Ethereum is not printed. Like Bitcoin, it is a decentralised payment network that allows anonymous payments to be sent across the internet without the need for a bank or other third party. As the second-biggest cryptocurrency after Bitcoin, Ethereum has inevitably drawn comparisons to it - but there are some key differences. Trade the second-largest Cryptocurrency with leverage - no wallet or exchange necessary.

How to trade ETHEREUM

It's easy to trade Ethereum with us. Let's say for example that you believe Ethereum will rise in value after some positive news regarding minin profitability, so you buy - or go long - on Ethereum.
 
You'd buy Ethereum at 800 in the hope that the market will react the way you've predicted.
  • A WINNING TRADE
  • "Buy" Ethereum at 800
  • Trade size: 10 lots (10 lots is equal to $10 per point)
  • Position value: $8,000
  • Ethereum rallies to 850 (+5000 pips)
  • New position value: $8,500
  • Result: you make a profit of $500 ($8,500 - $8,000)
*XTB International only offers CFDs based on the price of Ethereum
  • A LOSING TRADE
  • "Buy" Ethereum at 800
  • Trade size: 10 lots (10 lots is equal to $10 per point)
  • Position value: $8,000
  • Ethereum falls to 750 (+5000 pips)
  • New position value: $7,500
  • Result: you make a loss of $500 ($7,500 - $8,000)
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Forex and CFDs are leveraged products and can result in losses that exceed your deposits. They may not be suitable for everyone, so please ensure you fully understand all of the risks.

Forex and CFDs are leveraged products and can result in losses that exceed your deposits. Please ensure you fully understand all of the risks.

Losses can exceed deposits