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 Feb 2017

# Commodity Lot size Price NRML Margin MIS Margin
1 ALUMINI 1 MT 126.05 6668 3334 Calculate
2 ALUMINIUM 5 MT 126.05 33151 16575 Calculate
3 CARDAMOM 100 KGS 1462.1 13012 N/A Calculate
4 CASTORSEED 10 MT 3995 30921 N/A Calculate
5 COPPER 1 MT 403.65 33018 16509 Calculate
6 COPPERM 250 KGS 403.65 8264 4132 Calculate
7 COTTON 25 BALES 20730 25912 N/A Calculate
8 CPO 10 MT 548.6 28527 N/A Calculate
9 CRUDEOIL 100 BBL 3601 25134 12567 Calculate
10 CRUDEOILM 10 BBL 3601 2545 1272 Calculate
11 GOLD 1 KGS 29208 146040 73020 Calculate
12 GOLDGUINEA 8 GRMS 23881 1194 597 Calculate
13 GOLDM 100 GRMS 29223 14611 7305 Calculate
14 GOLDPETAL 1 GRMS 2976 148 74 Calculate
15 GOLDPTLDEL 1 GRMS 2976 148 74 Calculate
16 KAPAS 4 MT 1010 23209 N/A Calculate
17 LEAD 5 MT 152.5 84103 42051 Calculate
18 LEADMINI 1 MT 152.5 16714 8357 Calculate
19 MENTHAOIL 360 KGS 1017.4 22195 N/A Calculate
20 NATURALGAS 1250 MMBTU 183.4 31086 15543 Calculate
21 NICKEL 250 KGS 716.5 17375 8687 Calculate
22 NICKELM 100 KGS 716.5 6993 3496 Calculate
23 SILVER 30 KGS 42713 65094 32547 Calculate
24 SILVER1000 1 KGS 42951 2272 1136 Calculate
25 SILVERM 5 KGS 42730 10917 5458 Calculate
26 SILVERMIC 1 KGS 42729 2183 1091 Calculate
27 ZINC 5 MT 191.45 89598 44799 Calculate
28 ZINCMINI 1 MT 191.45 17728 8864 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