ICM Brokers Margin Requirement 2017

OTC Index Futures Margin Requirement

Standard Account

ICM Brokers offers different margin requirement for OTC Index Futures based on the trading volume. As the trading volume increases the margin requirement increases automatically on the traded positions. The following table explains the margin requirement for each financial instrument:

DJ
Open Lots Margin Requirement
0.1 - 49.9 1000 $
50 - 99.9 2000 $
100 and above 4000 $



• Please note that the Margin Requirement applies for the total net open positions.

Example: the following example applies for multiple positions opened for OTC Index Futures, an account has 610 sell lots on @ES wants to buy 500 lots on @ES the margin requirement will be calculated as the following:

610 (lots) Sell – 500 (lots) Buy = 110 (Total Net Positions) x 2,000 (Margin Required) = USD220,000 (Total Margin Required)