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 14.85% 9%

Additional Europe Margin Requirements for Residents of Europe

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



Futures & FOPs

SSF - Single Stock Futures

Fixed Income

Mutual Funds



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Further Reading

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  • Due to regulatory restrictions, Interactive Brokers does not currently offer margin lending to natural persons who are residents of Australia.
  • IBKR house margin requirements may be greater than rule-based margin.