ICM Brokers Margin Requirement 2016

OTC Precious Metals Futures Margin Requirement

ICM Brokers offers different margin requirement for OTC Precious Metals 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:

Open Lots Margin Requirement
0.1 - 49.9 1000 $
50 - 99.9 2000 $
100 + 4000 $

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

Example: the following example applies for multiple positions opened for OTC Metals Futures, an account has 120 sell lots on Dec_GOLD wants to buy 50 lots on Dec_GOLD the margin requirement will be calculated as the following:

120 (lots) Sell – 50 (lots) Buy = 70 (Total Net Positions) x 2,000 (Margin Required) = USD140,000 (Total Margin Required)