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Zerodha is among select few brokerages to not levy the additional 5% special margin and hence has the lowest margin(NRML) requirement for trading futures for overnight/positional.

Commodity margin (PDF) Last updated: 28 Apr 2017

# Commodity Lot size Price NRML Margin MIS Margin
1 ALUMINI 1 MT 123.3 7410 3705 Calculate
2 ALUMINIUM 5 MT 123.25 37036 18518 Calculate
3 CARDAMOM 100 KGS 1205.6 10114 N/A Calculate
4 CASTORSEED 10 MT 4610 46791 N/A Calculate
5 COPPER 1 MT 369.7 23254 11627 Calculate
6 COPPERM 250 KGS 369.7 5942 2971 Calculate
7 COTTON 25 BALES 20860 26075 N/A Calculate
8 CPMJUNAU17 1 0 0 N/A Calculate
9 CPO 10 MT 487.3 28019 N/A Calculate
10 CRUDEOIL 100 BBL 3147 24609 12304 Calculate
11 CRUDEOILM 10 BBL 3147 2442 1221 Calculate
12 GOLD 1 KGS 28769 143845 71922 Calculate
13 GOLDGUINEA 8 GRMS 23372 1168 584 Calculate
14 GOLDM 100 GRMS 28784 14392 7196 Calculate
15 GOLDPETAL 1 GRMS 2911 145 72 Calculate
16 LEAD 5 MT 142.35 63203 31601 Calculate
17 LEADMINI 1 MT 142.4 12545 6272 Calculate
18 MENTHAOIL 360 KGS 935.8 18629 N/A Calculate
19 NATURALGAS 1250 MMBTU 208.3 26089 13044 Calculate
20 NICKEL 250 KGS 601.7 12515 6257 Calculate
21 NICKELM 100 KGS 602.1 5232 2616 Calculate
22 RBDPMOLEIN 10 MT 526.3 26315 N/A Calculate
23 SILVER 30 KGS 39670 67478 33739 Calculate
24 SILVERM 5 KGS 40168 11327 5663 Calculate
25 SILVERMIC 1 KGS 40167 2253 1126 Calculate
26 ZINC 5 MT 167.4 77338 38669 Calculate
27 ZINCMINI 1 MT 167.35 15362 7681 Calculate
Product type Name Used for
NRML Normal Overnight/positional or intraday trade futures using NRML with margins mentioned below. Once a position taken as NRML, it can be held till the expiry provided the requesite NRML margin present in the trading account.
MIS Margin Intraday Square off Intraday trade using MIS for additional leverage(40% of NRML margin) from 10am to until 25 minutes before market closing when all MIS positions get squared off.
CO Cover Order Please use the Bracket Order & Cover Order calculator for CO calculations