ICM Brokers Margin Requirement 2017

OTC Spot Precious Metals Margin Requirement

ICM Brokers offers different margin requirement for OTC Spot Precious Metals 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:

Standard Account

XAGEUR

Open Lots Margin Requirement
0.1 - 49.9 2,500 $
50 - 99.9 5,000 $
100 + 10,000 $


• 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 Spot Metals, an account has 150 sell lots on XAUUSD wants to buy 70 lots on XAUUSD the margin requirement will be calculated as the following:

150 (lots) Sell – 70 (lots) Buy = 80 (Total Net Positions) x 2,000 (Margin Required) = USD160,000 (Total Margin Required)