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 Jun 2017

# Commodity Lot size Price NRML Margin MIS Margin
1 ALUMINI 1 MT 121.3 6065 3032 Calculate
2 ALUMINIUM 5 MT 121.3 30325 15162 Calculate
3 CARDAMOM 100 KGS 1027.6 12803 N/A Calculate
4 CASTORSEED 10 MT 4325 25777 N/A Calculate
5 COPPER 1 MT 376.65 21732 10866 Calculate
6 COPPERM 250 KGS 376.7 5462 2731 Calculate
7 COTTON 25 BALES 19680 24600 N/A Calculate
8 CPO 10 MT 489.7 25611 N/A Calculate
9 CRUDEOIL 100 BBL 2860 28943 14471 Calculate
10 CRUDEOILM 10 BBL 2861 2901 1450 Calculate
11 GOLD 1 KGS 28553 142765 71382 Calculate
12 GOLDGUINEA 8 GRMS 23515 1175 587 Calculate
13 GOLDM 100 GRMS 28483 14241 7120 Calculate
14 GOLDPETAL 1 GRMS 2924 146 73 Calculate
15 LEAD 5 MT 146.9 55087 27543 Calculate
16 LEADMINI 1 MT 146.9 11017 5508 Calculate
17 MENTHAOIL 360 KGS 888 22441 N/A Calculate
18 NATURALGAS 1250 MMBTU 198.3 25927 12963 Calculate
19 NICKEL 250 KGS 593 10570 5285 Calculate
20 NICKELM 100 KGS 593 4239 2119 Calculate
21 RBDPMOLEIN 10 MT 529.3 26465 N/A Calculate
22 SILVER 30 KGS 38355 60178 30089 Calculate
23 SILVERM 5 KGS 38366 10147 5073 Calculate
24 SILVERMIC 1 KGS 38367 2018 1009 Calculate
25 ZINC 5 MT 177.55 76879 38439 Calculate
26 ZINCMINI 1 MT 177.6 15468 7734 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