Futures Margins


Monthly Symbols
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Margins - Currencies
Contract Symbol Exchange Full Margin Day Margin
Australian Dollar 6A CME $1,595 $675
British Pound 6B CME $2,310 $900
Canadian Dollar 6C CME $1,045 $500
E-Mini Euro FX E7 CME $1,155 $500
Euro FX Currencies 6E CME $2,310 $900
Japanese Yen 6J CME $2,750 $900
E-Micro AUD/USD M6A CME $160 $150
E-Micro GBP/USD M6B CME $231 $132
E-Micro Euro/USD M6E CME $231 $150
New Zealand Dollar 6N CME $1,430 $1,350
Swiss Franc 6S CME $2,970 $400
US Dollar Index DX-M ICE $1,980 $850
Margins - Energies
Contract Symbol Exchange Full Margin Day Margin
Crude Oil GCL NYMEX $2,695 $1,500
Heating Oil GHO NYMEX $3,080 $2,000
miNY Crude Oil QM NYMEX $1,320 $1,500
miNY Natural Gas QG NYMEX $440 $578
miNY RBOB Gasoline QU NYMEX $1,540 $1,800
Natural Gas GNG NYMEX $1,760 $2,025
RBOB Gasoline GRB NYMEX $3,080 $3,030
Margins - Financials
Contract Symbol Exchange Full Margin Day Margin
10 Yr US T-Note ZN CBOT $1,265 $400
2 Yr T-Note ZT CBOT $473 $304
30 Yr US T-Bonds ZB CBOT $3,300 $750
5 Yr T-Note ZF CBOT $688 $300
Euro Dollar GE CME $517 $500
Euro Bobl FGBM EUREX € 1,037 $350
Euro Bund FGBL EUREX € 2,671 $400
Euro Schatz FGBS EUREX € 210 $350
Margins - Grains
Contract Symbol Exchange Full Margin Day Margin
Corn ZC CBOT $935 $500
Hard Red Winter Wheat KE KCBT $1,320 $950
Mini Corn YC CBOT $187 $135
Mini Soybeans YB CBOT $418 $250
Mini Wheat YW CBOT $264 $250
Oats ZO CBOT $880 $500
Rough Rice ZR CBOT $908 $900
Soybean Oil ZL CBOT $798 $425
Soybeans ZS CBOT $2,090 $500
Soymeal ZM CBOT $1,760 $746
Wheat ZW CBOT $1,320 $500
Margins - Indices
Contract Symbol Exchange Full Margin Day Margin
E-Mini Nasdaq NQ CME $4,290 $400
E-Mini SP ES CME $4,620 $400
CAC 40 FCE   € 3,210 $1,000
DAX FDAX EUREX € 19,902 $3,100
DJ Euro STOXX 50 FESX EUREX € 2,340 $500
E-mini S&P MIDCAP 400 EMD CME $6,050 $1,500
Mini Dow YM CBOT $3,685 $400*
Mini Russell 2000 TF ICE $2,750 $500*
Nikkei 225 NKD CME $4,290 $2,160
S&P/MIB       3,500 €
CAC 40 Index   EUREX   1,000 €
SMI Futures   EUREX   CHF 2000
Yen-Based Nikkei   CME ¥ 429000 $6,880
Mini Dax FDXM EUREX € 3,980 $1,000
Margins - Meats
Contract Symbol Exchange Full Margin Day Margin
Feeder Cattle GF CME $3,520 $1,000
Lean Hog HE CME $1,320 N/A
Live Cattle LE CME $1,925 $810
Margins - Metals
Contract Symbol Exchange Full Margin Day Margin
COMEX Gold GGC COMEX $4,675 $1,000
COMEX miNY Copper QC COMEX $1,512 $1,705
COMEX Silver GSI COMEX $5,940 $5,000
Copper GHG COMEX $3,025 $3,037.50
Mini Gold YG ICE $1,556 $500
Mini Silver YI ICE $1,400 $1,000
Palladium GPA COMEX $17,820 $10,000
Platinum GPL COMEX $1,760 $2,585
Micro Gold MGC COMEX $468 $200
Comex miNY Silver QI COMEX $2,970 $2,000
Margins - Softs
Contract Symbol Exchange Full Margin Day Margin
Cocoa COA ICE $1,529 $850
Coffee KC-M ICE $2,970 $1,550
Cotton CT-M ICE $2,530 $1,050
Orange Juice FCOJ-A ICE $1,761 $1,650
Robusta Coffee COF10 ICE $1,870 $500
Sugar No. 11 SB-M ICE $1,232 $500

Margin Restrictions and Additional Information

Posted margins valid up to 50 contracts (retail accounts only). The day trading margins on these contracts is $1,000 for 50 to 100 contracts. Trading more than 100 contracts requires additional margin.

Please note: If your account is on a margin call from the previous day's close of business, day trading margins will not be available for the next day.

The margins listed on this page are for informational purposes only and are subject to change at any time without notice. Please consult your broker or our margin department if you need to verify the margin requirement.

Margins may differ according to your clearing firm. Please consult your broker to confirm the current margins for your account.


Margin Restrictions and Additional Information

Posted margins valid up to 50 contracts (retail accounts only). The day trading margins on these contracts is $1,000 for 50 to 100 contracts. Trading more than 100 contracts requires additional margin.

Please note: If your account is on a margin call from the previous day's close of business, day trading margins will not be available for the next day.

The margins listed on this page are for informational purposes only and are subject to change at any time without notice. Please consult your broker or our margin department if you need to verify the margin requirement.

Margins may differ according to your clearing firm. Please consult your broker to confirm the current margins for your account.


Margin Restrictions and Additional Information

Posted margins valid up to 50 contracts (retail accounts only). The day trading margins on these contracts is $1,000 for 50 to 100 contracts. Trading more than 100 contracts requires additional margin.

Please note: If your account is on a margin call from the previous day's close of business, day trading margins will not be available for the next day.

The margins listed on this page are for informational purposes only and are subject to change at any time without notice. Please consult your broker or our margin department if you need to verify the margin requirement.

Margins may differ according to your clearing firm. Please consult your broker to confirm the current margins for your account.

Contact our office for a list of day trading and overnight margins.