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: 17 Aug 2017

# Commodity Lot size Price NRML Margin MIS Margin
1 ALUMINI 1 MT 133.15 10691 5345 Calculate
2 ALUMINIUM 5 MT 133.15 52927 26463 Calculate
3 CARDAMOM 100 KGS 1183.8 13341 N/A Calculate
4 CASTORSEED 10 MT 4575 22875 N/A Calculate
5 COPPER 1 MT 419 24302 12151 Calculate
6 COPPERM 250 KGS 419 6044 3022 Calculate
7 COTTON 25 BALES 18340 25446 N/A Calculate
8 CPO 10 MT 499.4 27616 N/A Calculate
9 CRUDEOIL 100 BBL 3008 24033 12016 Calculate
10 CRUDEOILM 10 BBL 3008 2391 1195 Calculate
11 GOLD 1 KGS 28952 144760 72380 Calculate
12 GOLDGUINEA 8 GRMS 22924 1146 573 Calculate
13 GOLDM 100 GRMS 28878 14439 7219 Calculate
14 GOLDPETAL 1 GRMS 2863 143 71 Calculate
15 LEAD 5 MT 160.1 88375 44187 Calculate
16 LEADMINI 1 MT 160.1 17755 8877 Calculate
17 MENTHAOIL 360 KGS 1186.7 47121 N/A Calculate
18 NATURALGAS 1250 MMBTU 186.2 25579 12789 Calculate
19 NICKEL 250 KGS 686.1 15402 7701 Calculate
20 NICKELM 100 KGS 685.9 6193 3096 Calculate
21 PEPPER 1 MT 47910 2855436 N/A Calculate
22 RBDPMOLEIN 10 MT 540.9 30939 N/A Calculate
23 SILVER 30 KGS 38863 74733 37366 Calculate
24 SILVERM 5 KGS 38876 12498 6249 Calculate
25 SILVERMIC 1 KGS 38880 2499 1249 Calculate
26 SLMAUGFE18 1 0 0 N/A Calculate
27 ZINC 5 MT 199.7 113329 56664 Calculate
28 ZINCMINI 1 MT 199.65 22440 11220 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