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: 23 Jan 2020

# Commodity Lot size Price NRML Margin MIS Margin
1 ALUMINI 1 MT 141.05 7405 3702 Calculate
2 CARDAMOM 100 KGS 3926.4 90307 N/A Calculate
3 CASTORSEED 110 MT 4190 469699 234849 Calculate
4 COPPER 2.5 MT 452.35 59370 29685 Calculate
5 COTTON 25 BALES 19750 25921 N/A Calculate
6 CPO 10 MT 803.8 78450 N/A Calculate
7 CRUDEOIL 100 BBL 4048 47037 23518 Calculate
8 GOLD 1 KGS 39913 289369 144684 Calculate
9 GOLDGUINEA 8 GRMS 31791 2304 1152 Calculate
10 GOLDM 100 GRMS 39893 28922 14461 Calculate
11 GOLDPETAL 1 GRMS 3958 286 143 Calculate
12 LEADMINI 1 MT 151.6 7959 3979 Calculate
13 MENTHAOIL 360 KGS 1229.5 34303 N/A Calculate
14 NATURALGAS 1250 MMBTU 135.9 27536 13768 Calculate
15 NICKEL 1500 KGS 1015.5 136483 68241 Calculate
16 RBDPMOLEIN 10 MT 865 67729 N/A Calculate
17 SILVER 30 KGS 46233 82387 41193 Calculate
18 SILVERM 5 KGS 46251 13690 6845 Calculate
19 SILVERMIC 1 KGS 46254 2761 1380 Calculate
20 ZINCMINI 1 MT 181.1 9507 4753 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(50% 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