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Margins2021-11-24T14:58:35-06:00

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 the Ironbeam App. 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 10/22/2021

Micro Futures Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
Micro E-Mini S&P 500MES$50$1150
Micro E-Mini Dow JonesMYM$50$900
Micro E-Mini Russell 2000M2K$50$650
Micro E-Mini Nasdaq 100MNQ$50$1700
Micro BitcoinMBT$250$2260
Micro Crude OilMCL$50$510
Micro GoldMGC$50$750
Micro SilverSIL$200$2500
E-Micro Australian DollarM6A$40$160
E-Micro British PoundM6B$50$215
E-Micro EuroM6E$50$220
E-Micro Canadian DollarMCD$50$148
E-Micro Japanese YenMJY$50$190
E-Micro Swiss FrancMSF$50$330
Micro 30-Year Yield30Y$50$200
Micro 10-Year Yield10Y$50$175
Micro 5-Year Yield5YY$50$140
Micro 2-Year Yield2YY$50$120

Mini Equity Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
E-Mini S&P 500ES$500$11500
E-Mini Dow JonesYM$500$9000
E-Mini Russell 2000RTY$500$6500
E-Mini Nasdaq 100NQ$500$17000

Energy Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
Crude Oil FuturesCL$500$5100
E-Mini Crude OilQM$250$2550
Micro Crude OilMCL$50$510
Heating OilHO$500$5500
Natural GasNG$250$6400
E-Mini Natural GasQG$100$1600
RBOB GasolineRB$500$5300

Interest Rate Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
30YR Treasury BondZB$500$3500
30 YR Ultra BondUB$500$6500
10YR Treasury NoteZN$200$1400
10YR Ultra Treasury NoteTN$250$2200
5YR Treasury NoteZF$100$725
2YR Treasury NoteZT$50$310
Micro 30-Year Yield30Y$50$200
Micro 10-Year Yield10Y$50$175
Micro 5-Year Yield5YY$50$140
Micro 2-Year Yield2YY$50$120

Agriculture Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
Corn FuturesZC$250$1525
Soybean FuturesZS$500$3100
Soybean Meal FuturesZM$350$1750
Soybean Oil FuturesZL$350$2500
Oat FuturesZO$150$1425
Rough Rice FuturesZR$200$900
Wheat FuturesZW$250$1875
HRW Wheat FuturesKE$300$2125
Mini CornXC$50$305
Mini WheatXW$50$375
Mini SoybeanXK$100$620
Feeder Cattle FuturesGF$350$2900
Live Cattle FuturesLE$200$1600
Lean Hog FuturesHE$200$1900
Lumber FuturesLBS$2000$7750

Metals Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
Gold FuturesGC$500$7500
Mini Gold FuturesQO$250$3750
Micro Gold FuturesMGC$50$750
Copper FuturesHG$500$6000
Silver FuturesSI$1000$12500

Currency Contracts

ContractSymbolDay MarginExchange Margin
Australian Dollar6A$200$1600
British Pound6B$250$2150
Canadian Dollar6C$150$1480
Euro Futures6E$250$2200
Japanese Yen6J$250$1900
Brazillian Real6L$200$1250
Mexican Peso6M$200$1400
New Zealand Dollar6N$250$1900
Russian Ruble6R$300$1900
Swiss Franc6S$400$3300
African Rand6Z$400$1800
E-Mini EuroE7$150$1100
E-Mini YenJ7$150$950
E-Micro Australian DollarM6A$40$160
E-Micro British PoundM6B$50$215
E-Micro EuroM6E$50$220
E-Micro Canadian DollarMCD$50$148
E-Micro Japanese YenMJY$50$190
E-Micro Swiss FrancMSF$50$330

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