Margin Trading

 

 

Trading on Margin

Trading on Margin

Futures contracts are traded on margin enabling clients to leverage a small margin deposit for a much greater market effect.

Initial Margin

The initial margins listed in Online contracts specification are the collateral per contract that clients must have in their account to open a position.

Maintenance Margin

The Maintenance Margins listed per each online futures contract can be seen in the Futures Trading Conditions section of the trading platform.

You must maintain the Maintenance Margin listed per contract in your account at all times.

If the funds in your account fall below this margin, you will be subject to a margin call to either deposit more funds to cover positions or close positions. Normally you will be notified through our trading platform and via e-mail.

If the funds in your account fall below this margin, you will be subject to a margin call to either deposit more funds to cover positions or close positions. You will normally be notified through our trading platform and via e-mail.

If the margin situation is not remedied, Saxo Bank may close positions on your behalf.

Risk Warning

Margin Trading carries a high level of risk to your capital with the possibility of losing more than your initial investment and may not be suitable for all investors.

Ensure you fully understand the risks involved and seek independent advice if necessary.

See our Risk Warning.
Updated 1st September, 2013