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Margins2021-09-14T14:30:59-05:00

Ironbeam Margins

 

Ironbeam provides some of the most competitive day trading margins in the futures industry. View our comprehensive margin table for more information. 

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Margins Information

The day margin is set by Ironbeam. This is the amount required per contract to trade on an intraday basis. Day margins are in effect during all market hours except the last 10 minutes preceding the market close. The exchange margin is set by the exchange, and it is the amount required to carry a position past the market close. The margins displayed below are effective for traders using either the Ironbeam or Firetip trading platforms. Users of 3rd party trading platforms are subject to higher day margins. Margins are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

Exchange margins are believed to be accurate but can change without notice. Exchange margins last updated 9/3/2021

Micro Futures Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
Micro E-Mini S&P 500MES$50$1210
Micro E-Mini Dow JonesMYM$50$990
Micro E-Mini Russell 2000M2K$50$715
Micro E-Mini Nasdaq 100MNQ$50$1760
Micro BitcoinMBT$250$1804
Micro Crude OilMCL$50$561
Micro GoldQO$50$990
Micro SilverSIL$200$2970
E-Micro Australian DollarM6A$40$176
E-Micro British PoundM6B$50$237
E-Micro EuroM6E$50$242
E-Micro Canadian DollarMCD$50$121
E-Micro Japanese YenMJY$50$226
E-Micro Swiss FrancMSF$50$363
Micro 30-Year Yield30Y$50$220
Micro 10-Year Yield10Y$50$193
Micro 5-Year Yield5YY$50$154
Micro 2-Year Yield2YY$50$132

Mini Equity Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
E-Mini S&P 500ES$500$12100
E-Mini Dow JonesYM$500$9900
E-Mini Russell 2000RTY$500$7150
E-Mini Nasdaq 100NQ$500$17600

Energy Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
Crude Oil FuturesCL$500$5610
E-Mini Crude OilQM$250$2805
Micro Crude OilMCL$50$561
Heating OilHO$500$6050
Natural GasNG$250$2585
E-Mini Natural GasQG$100$963
RBOB GasolineRB$500$6325

Interest Rate Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
30YR Treasury BondZB$500$3850
30 YR Ultra BondUB$500$7150
10YR Treasury NoteZN$200$1678
10YR Ultra Treasury NoteTN$250$2695
5YR Treasury NoteZF$100$880
2YR Treasury NoteZT$50$341
Micro 30-Year Yield30Y$50$220
Micro 10-Year Yield10Y$50$193
Micro 5-Year Yield5YY$50$154
Micro 2-Year Yield2YY$50$132

Agriculture Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
Corn FuturesZC$250$2640
Soybean FuturesZS$500$5500
Soybean Meal FuturesZM$350$3520
Soybean Oil FuturesZL$350$3300
Oat FuturesZO$150$1128
Rough Rice FuturesZR$200$1430
Wheat FuturesZW$250$2530
HRW Wheat FuturesKE$300$2585
Mini CornXC$50$528
Mini WheatXW$50$506
Mini SoybeanXK$100$1100
Feeder Cattle FuturesGF$350$3190
Live Cattle FuturesLE$200$1760
Lean Hog FuturesHE$200$1980
Lumber FuturesLBS$2000$9900

Metals Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
Gold FuturesGC$500$9900
Mini Gold FuturesQO$250$4950
Micro Gold FuturesMGC$50$990
Copper FuturesHG$500$6600
Silver FuturesSI$1000$14850

Currency Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
Australian Dollar6A$200$1760
British Pound6B$250$2365
Canadian Dollar6C$150$1210
Euro Futures6E$250$2420
Japanese Yen6J$250$2255
Brazillian Real6L$200$1375
Mexican Peso6M$200$1540
New Zealand Dollar6N$250$2090
Russian Ruble6R$300$2310
Swiss Franc6S$400$3630
African Rand6Z$400$1980
E-Mini EuroE7$150$1210
E-Mini YenJ7$150$1128
E-Micro Australian DollarM6A$40$176
E-Micro British PoundM6B$50$237
E-Micro EuroM6E$50$242
E-Micro Canadian DollarMCD$50$121
E-Micro Japanese YenMJY$50$226
E-Micro Swiss FrancMSF$50$363

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