Margin rates

Stock Index

NameSymbol EX/CQG ExchangeInitial MarginDayTrade Margin
SFE SPI 200 AP Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE) $6,000.00 $1,800.00
Continuous Commodity Index CCI ICE Futures U.S. $8,030.00 $4,000.00
S&P 500 Index ($250) ZSP/SPA CME/Globex $19,250.00 $11,000.00
Big Dow DJIA ($25) DD/YDD CBOT/Globex $13,750.00 $7,500.00
E-mini S&P MidCap 400 EMD CME/Globex $6,050.00 $1000.00
E-mini S&P CNX Nifty 50 Index EMF CME/Globex $3,500.00 $1000.00
S&P CNX Nifty Index EN/ZIN Singapore Exchange (SGX) $3,500.00 $1000.00
E-mini S&P 500 Index ES/EP CME/Globex $4,510.00 $400.00
MDAX Futures F2MX/F2MXS Eurex $4,500.00 $1,500.00
CAC-40 Index FCE/PIL LIFFE $3,300.00 $1,500.00
DAX Index FDAX/DD Eurex $23,264.00 $2,500.00
Dow Jones Euro STOXX 50 FESX/DSX Eurex $3,138.00 $500.00
DJ STOXX 50 FSTX/DTX Eurex $2,200.00 $500.00
E-micro S&P CNX Nifty 50 Index MNF CME/Globex $700.00 $500.00
NIKKEI 225 Index NK/ZNA Singapore Exchange (SGX) $2,000.00 $1,000.00
NIKKEI 225 NKD CME/Globex $3,038.00 $1,500.00
E-mini NASDAQ 100 Index NQ/ENQ CME/Globex $3,080.00 $500.00
USD Nikkei 225 Index NU/ZUS Singapore Exchange (SGX) $3,000.00 $1,500.00
Mini-Russell 1000 RF/RFE ICE Futures U.S. $3,300.00 $1,650.00
Russell 2000 Index Mini ($100) TF/TFE ICE Futures U.S. $4,730.00 $500.00
MSCI Taiwan Stock Index TW/ZAA Singapore Exchange (SGX) $1,500.00 $750.00
FTSE 250 Index Y/QT LIFFE $4,500.00 $2,750.00
Dow Jones ($5) Mini YM CBOT/Globex $3,300.00 $500.00
FTSE 100 Index Z/QFA LIFFE $4,500.00 $1,500.00
Dow Jones Industrial Average ZDJ/DFA CBOT/Globex $5,500.00 $3,000.00
NASDAQ 100 Index ZND/NDA CME/Globex $11,000.00 $6,250.00

Currencies

NameSymbol EX/CQG ExchangeInitial MarginDayTrade Margin
Australian Dollar 6A/DA6 CME/Globex $2,013.00 $500.00
British Pound 6B/BP6 CME/Globex $1,815.00 $500.00
Canadian Dollar 6C/CA6 CME/Globex $1,265.00 $500.00
EuroFX 6E/EU6 CME/Globex $2,750.00 $500.00
Japanese Yen 6J/JY6 CME/Globex $3,850.00 $500.00
Mexican Peso 6N/MX6 CME/Globex $2,200.00 $500.00
Swiss Franc 6S/SF6 CME/Globex $2,640.00 $500.00
Dollar Index DX/DXE ICE Futures U.S. $1,210.00 $500.00
E-mini EuroFX E7/EEU CME/Globex $1,375.00 $500.00
E-mini Japanese Yen J7/EJY CME/Globex $1,925.00 $500.00
E-micro AUD/USD M6A CME/Globex $201.00 $100.00
E-micro GBP/USD M6B CME/Globex $182.00 $100.00
E-micro USD/CAD M6C CME/Globex $187.00 $100.00
E-micro EUR/USD M6E CME/Globex $275.00 $100.00
E-micro USD/JPY M6J CME/Globex $385.00 $100.00
E-micro USD/CHF M6S CME/Globex $264.00 $100.00

Energies

NameSymbol EX/CQG ExchangeInitial MarginDayTrade Margin
ICE Brent Crude Oil BRN/QO ICE Europe $5,300.00 $2,000.00
Crude Oil CL/CLE NYMEX/Globex (NYMEXG) $4,510.00 $1,000.00
Gas Oil GAS/QP ICE Europe $5,500.00 $2,000.00
Heating Oil HO NYMEX/Globex (NYMEXG) $4,290.00 $2,000.00
Natural Gas NG/NGE NYMEX/Globex (NYMEXG) $2,585.00 $500.00
E-mini Natural Gas QG/NQG NYMEX/Globex (NYMEXG) $646.00 $500.00
E-mini Heating Oil QH/NQH NYMEX/Globex (NYMEXG) $2,415.00 $1,000.00
E-mini Crude Light QM/NQM NYMEX/Globex (NYMEXG) $2,255.00 $500.00
E-mini Unleaded Gasoline QU/NQU NYMEX/Globex (NYMEXG) $2,750.00 $1,000.00
ICE Heating Oil QHO ICE Europe $7,392.00 $2,000.00

Financials

NameSymbol EX/CQG ExchangeInitial MarginDayTrade Margin
Euro Bund 10-Year FGBL/DB Eurex $2,723.00 $1000.00
Euro Bobl 5-Year FGBM/DL Eurex $1,409.00 $500.00
Euro Schatz 2-Year FGBS/DG Eurex $536.00 $175.00
Eurodollar GE/EDA CME/Globex $844.00 $250.00
LIBOR One Month GLB CME/Globex $338.00 $100.00
90-Day Bank Accept IR Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE) $750.00 $250.00
SGX Mini 10-Year JGB JB Singapore Exchange (SGX) $1,050.00 $500.00
Short Sterling 3-Month L/QSA LIFFE $580.00 $175.00
Long Gilt R/QGA LIFFE $3,000.00 $1000.00
US 10-Year Interest Rate Swap SR/N1U CBOT/Globex $1,822.00 $550.00
Ultra T-Bond UB/ULA CBOT/Globex $4,208.00 $2,000.00
ASX 10-Year Aus Treasury Bond XT Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE) $2,825.00 $1000.00
ASX 3-Year Aus Interest Rate Swap YT Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE) $1,050.00 $350.00
US 3-Year US Treasury Notes Z3N/Z3N CBOT/Globex $675.00 $350.00
US 30-Year Treasury Bond ZB CBOT/Globex $2,750.00 $500.00
US 5-Year Treasury Note ZF/FV CBOT/Globex $990.00 $250.00
US 10-Year Treasury Note ZN/TY CBOT/Globex $1,623.00 $500.00
Fed Funds 30-Day Interest Rate ZQ/FF CBOT/Globex $405.00 $250.00
US 2-Year Treasury Note ZT/TU CBOT/Globex $275.00 $100.00

Metals

NameSymbol EX/CQG ExchangeInitial MarginDayTrade Margin
Gold GC/GCE COMEX/Globex (COMEXG) $8,800.00 $1,000.00
Copper HG/CPE COMEX/Globex (COMEXG) $4,070.00 $1,000.00
E-micro Gold MGC COMEX/Globex (COMEXG) $880.00 $250.00
Palladium PA/PA NYMEX/Globex (NYMEXG) $4,400.00 $1,000.00
Platinum PL/PL NYMEX/Globex (NYMEXG) $3,465.00 $1,000.00
miNY Copper QC/MQC COMEX/Globex (COMEXG) $2,035.00 $500.00
miNY Silver QI/MQI COMEX/Globex (COMEXG) $8,438.00 $4,000.00
miNY Gold QO/MQO COMEX/Globex (COMEXG) $4,556.00 $500.00
Silver SI/SIE COMEX/Globex (COMEXG) $12,375.00 $8,000.00
Mini Silver YG NYSE LIFFE US $2,635.00 $1,500.00
100 oz Gold YI NYSE LIFFE US $9,720.00 $5,000.00
5000 oz Silver ZG/ZO NYSE LIFFE US $17,500.00 $8,000.00
Mini Gold ZI NYSE LIFFE US $3,352.00 $500.00

Grains

NameSymbol EX/CQG ExchangeInitial MarginDayTrade Margin
Mini-Sized Corn XC CBOT/Globex $473.00 $250.00
Mini-Sized Soybeans XK/XB CBOT/Globex $945.00 $500.00
Mini-Sized Wheat XW CBOT/Globex $540.00 $350.00
Corn ZC CBOT/Globex $2,363.00 $1,350.00
Ethanol ZE/ZCE CBOT/Globex $4,455.00 $2,250.00
Soybean Oil ZL/ZLE CBOT/Globex $2,025.00 $850.00
Soybean Meal ZM/ZME CBOT/Globex $3,038.00 $1,350.00
Oats ZO/ZOE CBOT/Globex $1,350.00 $675.00
Rough Rice ZR/ZRE CBOT/Globex $1,485.00 $850.00
Soybeans ZS/ZSE CBOT/Globex $4,725.00 $2,500.00
Wheat ZW/KWE CBOT/Globex $2,700.00 $1,875.00

Soft

NameSymbol EX/CQG ExchangeInitial MarginDayTrade Margin
Cocoa CC/CCE ICE Futures U.S. $990.00 $700.00
Cotton CT/CTE ICE Futures U.S. $1,760.00 $1,375.00
Milk Class III DC/GDC CME/Globex $1,755.00 $875.00
Coffee KC/KCE ICE Futures U.S. $2,750.00 $2,150.00
Lumber LB/LBS CME/Globex $1,875.00 $950.00
Orange Juice OJ/OJE ICE Futures U.S. $1,650.00 $1,000.00
Sugar #11 SB/SBE ICE Futures U.S. $825.00 $775.00

Meats

NameSymbol EX/CQG ExchangeInitial MarginDayTrade Margin
Feeder Cattle GF CME/Globex $2,025.00 $1,225.00
Lean Hogs HE CME/Globex $1,350.00 $850.00
Live Cattle LE/GLE CME/Globex $1,000 $825.00