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Margin calculator

Knowing the margin is essential for your risk management strategy. Use our margin calculator below to find the minimum amount you need to open and maintain a new position.


Our calculators are designed for informational and educational purposes only. Therefore, they should not be considered as investment advice. Eurotrader advises readers to seek their own advice before making any investment decisions. Commission, interest, fees, and charges may apply to financial services. Under no circumstances shall Eurotrader be liable for the frequency of provision and accuracy of data linked to the use of the calculators.

What does margin mean?

Margin is the required capital that a trader has to deposit to guarantee their entry into a position. To calculate the required margin, you need to take the leverage into account.

For example, if you’re trading one lot of EURUSD with 1:300 leverage, it’ll look something like this:

Trading 1 lot of EURUSD using as deposit currency the EUR and 1:300 leverage

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