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Futures and Options Margin Calculator

In derivatives trading, margin money is the minimum amount a trader must deposit with the broker to enter into a derivatives contract. The margin amount is a specific percentage of the total value of the outstanding position. You can know the margin money required with the help of the Futures and Options Margin Calculator. This calculator is designed to help you quickly and accurately calculate the margin requirement for futures and options trading. By entering the details of your trade, you can determine the initial margin requirement for your futures and options contracts.

How to Calculate F&O Margins?

When you use an online F&O margin calculator all you have to do is to enter all pertinent details regarding your trade. This includes information like the Product Type, Quantity, Stock Code, Expiry Date, Price and Action - Buy or Sell. Once you add all of this data, the calculator will do the mathematics on your behalf and give you figures related to the margin within seconds.

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No, you do not have to pay to use an F&O margin calculator. You can calculate your F&O margin through the calculator provided by ICICI Direct for free.

Margin calculators help you determine the amount you will have to deposit with the broker. They also factor in various elements before providing an answer. The information provided by a margin calculator can go a long way in helping you make a decision and it also promotes greater transparency between traders and brokers.

No, equity falls within the cash market where you do not require a margin to execute trades, except for intraday trades which need a margin of 20% of the value of the trade. On the other hand, F&O fall within the derivatives segment where you do need a margin to complete trades.