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: 15 Dec 2017

# Commodity Lot size Price NRML Margin MIS Margin
1 ALUMINI 1 MT 131 7165 3582 Calculate
2 ALUMINIUM 5 MT 131 36221 18110 Calculate
3 CARDAMOM 100 KGS 1073 10730 N/A Calculate
4 CASTORSEED 10 MT 4470 25344 N/A Calculate
5 COPPER 1 MT 439.35 30842 15421 Calculate
6 COPPERM 250 KGS 439.35 7688 3844 Calculate
7 COTTON 25 BALES 19440 24300 N/A Calculate
8 CPO 10 MT 561 33716 N/A Calculate
9 CRUDEOIL 100 BBL 3651 25155 12577 Calculate
10 CRUDEOILM 10 BBL 3651 2541 1270 Calculate
11 GOLD 1 KGS 28317 141585 70792 Calculate
12 GOLDGUINEA 8 GRMS 22977 1148 574 Calculate
13 GOLDM 100 GRMS 28500 14250 7125 Calculate
14 GOLDPETAL 1 GRMS 2864 143 71 Calculate
15 LEAD 5 MT 160.15 65020 32510 Calculate
16 LEADMINI 1 MT 160.15 12555 6277 Calculate
17 MENTHAOIL 360 KGS 1648.9 87022 N/A Calculate
18 NATURALGAS 1250 MMBTU 172.1 28159 14079 Calculate
19 NICKEL 250 KGS 718.3 19052 9526 Calculate
20 NICKELM 100 KGS 718.3 7649 3824 Calculate
21 PEPPER 1 MT 40100 22736 N/A Calculate
22 SILVER 30 KGS 37054 57804 28902 Calculate
23 SILVERM 5 KGS 37084 9474 4737 Calculate
24 SILVERMIC 1 KGS 37079 1883 941 Calculate
25 ZINC 5 MT 204.9 72841 36420 Calculate
26 ZINCMINI 1 MT 204.9 14220 7110 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