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Europe to Europe Metals Margin Requirements

Metals Margin Overview

Metals Margin Requirements


Metals are global products and not connected to a specific country or region. The margin requirements are outlined in the section below, but may be subject to change depending on the rules of local regulators.


The following margin requirements apply to Spot Gold and Spot Silver. For additional information about trading these products, see our Spot Gold and Spot Silver Highlights page.

Initial Margin Maintenance Margin
Gold Spot USD/oz. London 6.25% 5%
Silver Spot USD/oz. London 50% 9%


Additional Europe Margin Requirements for Residents of Europe


Use the following links to view any of our other Europe margin requirements:

Stocks

Options

Futures & FOPs

SSF - Single Stock Futures

Fixed Income

Mutual Funds

CFDs

Forex


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Disclosures
  • Interactive Brokers Australia currently offers margin lending to all clients EXCEPT Self- managed Superannuation Fund account holders ("SMSF"). Click here for more information. For clients of Interactive Brokers Australia who are classified as retail, margin loans will be capped at AUD $50,000 (subject to change in IBKR Australia’s sole discretion). Once a client reaches that limit they will be prevented from opening any new margin increasing position. However, how much a client can borrow depends on a number of factors, including: the value of the money or assets contributed by the client as security; which financial products the client chooses to invest in, as we lend different amounts for different products under our risk-based model; and the maintenance margin requirement for the client’s portfolio. Once a client reaches their borrowing limit they will be prevented from opening any new margin increasing position. Closing or margin-reducing trades will be allowed. Refer to this link for information regarding margin accounts offered by IBKR Australia.
  • IBKR house margin requirements may be greater than rule-based margin.







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