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: 11 Oct 2019

# Commodity Lot size Price NRML Margin MIS Margin
1 ALUMINI 1 MT 135.3 7103 3551 Calculate
2 ALUMINIUM 5 MT 135.3 35516 17758 Calculate
3 BRASSPHY 1 MT 302.3 15870 N/A Calculate
4 CARDAMOM 100 KGS 3225.1 57664 N/A Calculate
5 CASTORSEED 110 MT 4450 643470 321735 Calculate
6 COPPER 2.5 MT 441.55 57953 28976 Calculate
7 COTTON 25 BALES 19520 25864 N/A Calculate
8 CPO 10 MT 547.5 28743 N/A Calculate
9 CRUDEOIL 100 BBL 3785 58894 29447 Calculate
10 CRUDEOILM 10 BBL 3785 5862 2931 Calculate
11 GOLD 1 KGS 38159 235059 117529 Calculate
12 GOLDGUINEA 8 GRMS 30363 1594 797 Calculate
13 GOLDM 100 GRMS 38120 22567 11283 Calculate
14 GOLDPETAL 1 GRMS 3815 200 100 Calculate
15 KAPAS 1 1043 54 27 Calculate
16 LEAD 5 MT 156.35 41041 20520 Calculate
17 LEADMINI 1 MT 156.4 8211 4105 Calculate
18 MENTHAOIL 360 KGS 1225.2 31713 N/A Calculate
19 NATURALGAS 1250 MMBTU 158.4 21087 10543 Calculate
20 NICKEL 250 KGS 1255 29523 14761 Calculate
21 PEPPER 1 MT 36000 18900 N/A Calculate
22 RBDPMOLEIN 10 MT 620 32550 N/A Calculate
23 SILVER 30 KGS 45421 136399 68199 Calculate
24 SILVERM 5 KGS 45429 22850 11425 Calculate
25 SILVERMIC 1 KGS 45431 4561 2280 Calculate
26 ZINC 5 MT 185.4 59698 29849 Calculate
27 ZINCMINI 1 MT 185.35 11454 5727 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