On 1 August 2018 margin requirements in the UK change.
This fast, easy margin calculator tool will automatically work out your new margin requirements based on the instrument you’re trading and your stake.
It’ll also tell you your variation margin, based on the distance to your stop level.
Please note that these calculations are based on information supplied by UK brokers of expected margin requirements after 1 August 2018. These are for guidance only. For accurate margin requirements, please consult your broker directly.
- This estimator is for guidance only. Please contact your broker for accurate margin levels.
- This table does not include any charges on your account, such as spread costs, rolling fees and dividend adjustments.
- Your broker will be required to automatically close out your trade if you have only 50% of the initial margin in your account, so please ensure you have more than this to run a trade. Markets can move quickly and you may not be able add addition funds quickly enough if you get a margin call.
Please note that these margin requirements are based on data available at the time for margin requirements after 1 August 2018. Brokers can adjust their margin requirements, so be aware that this is for general guidance only. Consult your broker directly for confirmation of margin requirements on any position. Spread betting carries a high degree of risk to your capital and you may lose more than your initial stake. Always seek personal advice if you are unsure about the suitability of any investment.
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