HOW DO I CALCULATE THE MARGIN?


Margin calculation formula for forex instruments is the following:

(Lots * contract size / leverage) where the result is as always in the primary currency of the symbol.

For STANDARD accounts all forex instruments have a contract size of 100 000 units.

For instance, if the deposit currency for your trading account is USD, your leverage is 1:30 and you are trading 1 lot EUR/USD, the margin will be calculated like this:

(1 * 100 000/30) = 3,333 Euros.

Euro is the primary currency of the symbol EUR/USD, and because your account is USD, the system automatically converts the 3,333 EUROS to USD at the actual rate.

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