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: 29 Oct 2019

# Commodity Lot size Price NRML Margin MIS Margin
1 ALUMINI 1 MT 129.05 6775 3387 Calculate
2 ALUMINIUM 5 MT 129 33862 16931 Calculate
3 BRASSPHY 1 MT 305.9 17405 N/A Calculate
4 CARDAMOM 100 KGS 2552.3 42368 N/A Calculate
5 CASTORSEED 110 MT 4500 528300 264150 Calculate
6 COPPER 2.5 MT 436.15 57244 28622 Calculate
7 COTTON 25 BALES 19320 25357 N/A Calculate
8 CPO 10 MT 575.1 30825 N/A Calculate
9 CRUDEOIL 100 BBL 3953 46289 23144 Calculate
10 CRUDEOILM 10 BBL 3954 4527 2263 Calculate
11 GOLD 1 KGS 37922 199090 99545 Calculate
12 GOLDGUINEA 8 GRMS 30800 2239 1119 Calculate
13 GOLDM 100 GRMS 38103 20004 10002 Calculate
14 GOLDPETAL 1 GRMS 3999 245 122 Calculate
15 KAPAS 1 1043 54 27 Calculate
16 LEAD 5 MT 166.75 70868 35434 Calculate
17 LEADMINI 1 MT 159.55 8376 4188 Calculate
18 MENTHAOIL 360 KGS 1197.7 28500 N/A Calculate
19 NATURALGAS 1250 MMBTU 179.5 19789 9894 Calculate
20 NICKEL 1500 KGS 1203.2 167846 83923 Calculate
21 PEPPER 1 MT 36000 18900 N/A Calculate
22 RBDPMOLEIN 10 MT 642 33705 N/A Calculate
23 SILVER 30 KGS 46034 108133 54066 Calculate
24 SILVERM 5 KGS 46050 18074 9037 Calculate
25 SILVERMIC 1 KGS 46047 3614 1807 Calculate
26 ZINC 5 MT 189.1 50962 25481 Calculate
27 ZINCMINI 1 MT 188.6 9901 4950 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