US Shares

US Shares - Calculate Margin
  • Minimum trade Size: 1 lot (100 Shares)
  • Prices are quoted in USD
  • 1 lot = 100 Shares
  • Tick price 0.001
  • Color: 255,217,166 (Hex)
  • Opening / closing times: 16:30 – 23:00
  • Margin requirement: 10%
  • Currency and margin currency: USD
  • Commission: 0.10%
Example margin requirement:

Buy 1 lot of 3M at current price of 217.450
Margin = shares x price x 10%
Margin = 100 x 217.450 x 0.10 = 2174 USD (always convert to account currency)

Example profit / loss Calculation:

Open price: 217.400, close price: 217.330, operation: buy 1 lot
P/L = (1lot) *[(close price) – (open price)] *(100) = 1 *(217.400 – 217.330) *100 = -7 USD (always convert to account currency)

UK Shares

UK Shares - Calculate Margin
  • Minimum trade size: 1 lot (100 Shares)
  • Prices are quoted in pence (GBP)
  • 1 lot = 100 shares
  • Tick price: 0.001
  • Colour: Light blue
  • Opening / closing times: 10:00 – 18:30 (pricing starts at 10:01 for safety reasons)
  • Margin requirement: 10%
  • Currency and margin currency: GBP
  • Commission: 0.10%
Example margin requirement:

Buy 1 lot of Anglo-Ameri at current price of 1429.00 1 Lot = 100 Shares
UK shares margin calculated in pence
Margin: shares x price x 10% ÷ 100 (since in pence)
Margin: 100 x 1429 x 0.10 ÷ 100 = 142.90 GBP (always convert to account currency)

Example profit / loss calculation:

Open price: 1429.00, close price: 1439, operation: buy 1 Lot
P/L = (1lot) *[(close price) – (open price)] *(100) / (100) = 1 *(1439 – 1429) = 10 GBP (always convert to account currency)

EU Shares

EU Shares - Calculate Margin
  • Minimum trade size: 1 lot (100 Shares)
  • Prices are quoted in EUR
  • 1 lot = 100 shares
  • Tick price 0.001
  • Color: light salmon
  • Opening / closing times: 10:00 – 18:30
  • Margin requirement: 10%
  • Currency and margin currency: EUR
  • Commission: 0.10%
Example margin requirement:

Buy 1 lot of Adidas at current price of 194.800
1 lot = 100 Shares
Margin = shares x price x 10%
Margin = 100 x 194.800 x 0.10 = 1948 EUR (always convert to account currency)

Example profit / loss calculation:

Open price: 194.800, close price: 194.630, operation: buy 1 lot
P/L = (1lot) *[(close price) – (open price)] *(100) = 1 *(194.800 – 194.630) *100 = -17 EUR (always convert to account currency)

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US Shares

US Shares - Calculate Margin
  • Minimum trade Size: 1 lot (100 Shares)
  • Prices are quoted in USD
  • 1 lot = 100 Shares
  • Tick price 0.001
  • Color: 255,217,166 (Hex)
  • Opening / closing times: 16:30 – 23:00
  • Margin requirement: 10%
  • Currency and margin currency: USD
  • Commission: 0.10%
Example margin requirement:

Buy 1 lot of 3M at current price of 217.450
Margin = shares x price x 10%
Margin = 100 x 217.450 x 0.10 = 2174 USD (always convert to account currency)

Example profit / loss Calculation:

Open price: 217.400, close price: 217.330, operation: buy 1 lot
P/L = (1lot) *[(close price) – (open price)] *(100) = 1 *(217.400 – 217.330) *100 = -7 USD (always convert to account currency)

UK Shares

UK Shares - Calculate Margin
  • Minimum trade size: 1 lot (100 Shares)
  • Prices are quoted in pence (GBP)
  • 1 lot = 100 shares
  • Tick price: 0.001
  • Colour: Light blue
  • Opening / closing times: 10:00 – 18:30 (pricing starts at 10:01 for safety reasons)
  • Margin requirement: 10%
  • Currency and margin currency: GBP
  • Commission: 0.10%
Example margin requirement:

Buy 1 lot of Anglo-Ameri at current price of 1429.00 1 Lot = 100 Shares
UK shares margin calculated in pence
Margin: shares x price x 10% ÷ 100 (since in pence)
Margin: 100 x 1429 x 0.10 ÷ 100 = 142.90 GBP (always convert to account currency)

Example profit / loss calculation:

Open price: 1429.00, close price: 1439, operation: buy 1 Lot
P/L = (1lot) *[(close price) – (open price)] *(100) / (100) = 1 *(1439 – 1429) = 10 GBP (always convert to account currency)

EU Shares

EU Shares - Calculate Margin
  • Minimum trade size: 1 lot (100 Shares)
  • Prices are quoted in EUR
  • 1 lot = 100 shares
  • Tick price 0.001
  • Color: light salmon
  • Opening / closing times: 10:00 – 18:30
  • Margin requirement: 10%
  • Currency and margin currency: EUR
  • Commission: 0.10%
Example margin requirement:

Buy 1 lot of Adidas at current price of 194.800
1 lot = 100 Shares
Margin = shares x price x 10%
Margin = 100 x 194.800 x 0.10 = 1948 EUR (always convert to account currency)

Example profit / loss calculation:

Open price: 194.800, close price: 194.630, operation: buy 1 lot
P/L = (1lot) *[(close price) – (open price)] *(100) = 1 *(194.800 – 194.630) *100 = -17 EUR (always convert to account currency)