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: 21 Feb 2020

# Commodity Lot size Price NRML Margin MIS Margin
1 ALUMINI 1 MT 137.5 7218 3609 Calculate
2 COPPER 2.5 MT 434 56962 28481 Calculate
3 COTTON 25 BALES 19330 25370 N/A Calculate
4 CPO 10 MT 676.1 64973 N/A Calculate
5 CRUDEOIL 100 BBL 3843 43963 21981 Calculate
6 GOLD 1 KGS 41705 304446 152223 Calculate
7 GOLDGUINEA 8 GRMS 32705 2371 1185 Calculate
8 GOLDM 100 GRMS 41475 30069 15034 Calculate
9 GOLDPETAL 1 GRMS 4090 296 148 Calculate
10 KAPAS 4 MT 1032 13003 6501 Calculate
11 LEADMINI 1 MT 146.25 7678 3839 Calculate
12 MENTHAOIL 360 KGS 1157 36278 N/A Calculate
13 NATURALGAS 1250 MMBTU 140.2 21152 10576 Calculate
14 NICKEL 1500 KGS 938.5 104173 52086 Calculate
15 SILVER 30 KGS 47925 102655 51327 Calculate
16 SILVERM 5 KGS 47901 16741 8370 Calculate
17 SILVERMIC 1 KGS 47954 3371 1685 Calculate
18 ZINCMINI 1 MT 166.4 9018 4509 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