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Copper Futures Margins

(Minimun Exchange Requirements)

Copper Margin

When trading commodity futures “margin” is the amount of money that you need to have in your account to put on a contract. Margin is essentially a performance bond or good faith money to guarantee against an adverse movement in your position. The levels are set by the exchanges based on market conditions and can be changed at any time.

Initial Margin

The initial margin is the amount of money that needs to be in the account to initiate a trade in the copper futures market.

Copper Futures Initial Margin: $7,763

Maintenance Margin

The maintenance margin is the minimum equity that must be maintained in the account. If the equity drops below the maintenance margin, a deposit must be made to bring the account back up to the initial margin.

Copper Futures Maintenance Margin: $5,750

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