In the currency derivatives segment, total margin requirements are a sum of the span margin and exposure margin and are usually lower than equity and commodity derivatives segment due to the lower volatility in the underlying contract.
Using this NSE Currency Derivatives Margin Table, you can calculate the number of lots of currency futures contracts that you can trade in for a rupee amount of cash available in your SAMCO trading account.
This span margin calculator for currency derivatives gives a comprehensive snapshot of the intraday trading margins and positional trading margins required for trading different underlying contracts across different expiry dates. SAMCO settles its financial obligations with the exchanges on T Day and hence the margins required for trading with SAMCO are the lowest in the Industry.
Brief comparison of the product types available with SAMCO while trading the currency derivatives segments – NSE – CDS
|Title||Normal Orders||Margin Intraday Square Off||Cover Order||Bracket Order|
|Suitable for||Positional Traders||Intraday traders||Intraday traders with strict stop loss||Intraday traders with strict stop loss and defined targets.|
|Margins||Total Margins required by exchanges = SPAN Margin + Exposure margin||50% of NRML margins||Up to 100x||Up to 100x|
|Order type||Single Initial order||Single Initial order||2 – in – 1 order – Initial order with Stop loss order||3 – in – 1 order – Initial order, Stop loss order and target order|
|Square off policies||No square off||Intraday square off. Open positions will be squared off by RMS prior to market close.||Intraday square off. Open positions will be squared off by RMS prior to market close.||Intraday square off. Open positions will be squared off by RMS prior to market close.|
|sort||Scrip||Expiry||Lot Size||Price||Carryforward (NRML) Margin||Intraday (MIS) Margin||BO/CO|