Silver Futures Margins
(Minimun Exchange Requirements)
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.
margin is the amount of money that needs to be in the account to initiate a trade in the silver futures market.
Initial Margin: $8,640
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.
Silver Futures Maintenance
NYMEX Metals Complex
Click on the link above to download a very informative .pdf brochure entitled "Metals
Complex". It was published by the New York Mercantile Exchange. This is a must read guide for any speculator or hedger
considering an trade in the gold futures or gold options.
Click here to contact a commodities broker with experience in the silver market.