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: 24 Mar 2017

# Commodity Lot size Price NRML Margin MIS Margin
1 ALUMINI 1 MT 125.8 6290 3145 Calculate
2 ALUMINIUM 5 MT 125.8 31764 15882 Calculate
3 CARDAMOM 100 KGS 1379.6 10291 N/A Calculate
4 CASTORSEED 10 MT 4736 62562 N/A Calculate
5 COPPER 1 MT 383.85 26524 13262 Calculate
6 COPPERM 250 KGS 383.85 6592 3296 Calculate
7 COTTON 25 BALES 21350 29036 N/A Calculate
8 CPO 10 MT 537 30716 N/A Calculate
9 CRUDEOIL 100 BBL 3143 25521 12760 Calculate
10 CRUDEOILM 10 BBL 3143 2574 1287 Calculate
11 GOLD 1 KGS 28800 144000 72000 Calculate
12 GOLDGUINEA 8 GRMS 23493 1174 587 Calculate
13 GOLDM 100 GRMS 28816 14408 7204 Calculate
14 GOLDPETAL 1 GRMS 2912 145 72 Calculate
15 KAPAS 4 MT 1070.9 15228 N/A Calculate
16 LEAD 5 MT 154.35 74396 37198 Calculate
17 LEADMINI 1 MT 154.35 14833 7416 Calculate
18 MENTHAOIL 360 KGS 966.4 20630 N/A Calculate
19 NATURALGAS 1250 MMBTU 197.6 30751 15375 Calculate
20 NICKEL 250 KGS 654.1 15910 7955 Calculate
21 NICKELM 100 KGS 654.2 6378 3189 Calculate
22 SILVER 30 KGS 41300 68145 34072 Calculate
23 SILVERM 5 KGS 41314 11361 5680 Calculate
24 SILVERMIC 1 KGS 41315 2272 1136 Calculate
25 ZINC 5 MT 183.65 79061 39530 Calculate
26 ZINCMINI 1 MT 183.6 15807 7903 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