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Forex Margin Calculator - A Tool for Money Management

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Would you like to know how much your margin position will be if you open a trading position at a certain price level? You can calculate it using the forex margin calculator that we provide below.

Using this tool is very easy, just enter the currency pair, the current price level, the margin ratio (leverage) used, select the type of account and size (lot), then click "Calculate". In the bottom column, the nominal margin will appear.

 

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Additional FAQ

Margin is the amount of money that you need to put as collateral in exchange for the money you borrow.

In a nutshell, margin trading allows traders to open a position with much smaller capital. The idea is that the trader borrows some money from a brokerage company and uses that money to trade.

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The funds in a Segregated Account can still be used as margins.

The broker can still use it as margin, both for their trading positions and other clients, even if they already use a Segregated Account.

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Most people believe that the margin in forex represents borrowed money, but this is inaccurate. Margin in forex is a "performance bond" used to ensure traders can cover potential losses.

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Margin is the amount of money that traders are required to deposit with their broker to open and maintain a trading position. Leverage determines the proportion of the total transaction size that the trader's margin covers.

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