A Guide to HTX Futures Trading Page (Web)
- Must-Read for Beginners
Visit HTX's official website, log in to your account, and then click Derivatives in the top navigation menu to enter the USDT-M futures trading page.
If this is your first time visiting the HTX Futures trading page, a step-wise guide will appear to facilitate your trading. You can learn how to trade futures by following these steps. Alternatively, you can read this guide to obtain a general idea of the futures trading page.
Here we divide the HTX Futures trading page into 8 sections and take a tour of them one by one.
1. Top navigation menu: In this navigational section, you can have quick access to various functions, including futures products, tradingview, markets, information, copy trading, other major functions (such as spot trading), trading management, accounts, messages & notifications, trading settings, APP download guides, and language/currency settings.
2. Futures Market: Here you can directly search for the contract you want to trade in the list. What's more, you can customize your trading page layout. By switching to the OLD version of the layout, you can view your asset balance in the upper left corner.
3. Asset Sector: here you can have an overview of your asset details.
4. Trading Information: including important indicators such as 24h high/low prices, 24h volume, open interest, funding rate, etc.
5. Chart Sector: The original chart is more suitable for beginners, while the TradingView chart suits professional traders. The TradingView chart allows indicators customization and supports full-screen for a clearer indication of price movements.
6. Orderbook & Market Trades: As shown in the upper right section in the screenshot above, buy/sell orders are in red/green colors respectively, with the last price shown in the middle of the orderbook sector. The orderbook shows the real-time demand and supply of a specific asset at various bid and offer prices and sizes, which serve as an important reference for traders.
7. Order Sector: Here you can set various order parameters, including price, amount, trading unit, leverage, etc., after selecting the contract you want to trade. Once you are comfortable with your order parameter settings, click the "Open Long/short" button to send your order to the market.
8. Position Sector: After the orders are placed, you can check out the detailed transaction status under the various tabs of Open Orders, Order History, Position History, Assets, etc.