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Margin Calculation Help


zphayu

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I am new to forex trading and was using IG demo account.  I knew that the contract size for EUR/USD is 100000 and margin is 0.5%.

How does the margin (3329.99 ) calculated? What does the phrase "US$10.00 per point" meant?

Thank you.

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7 hours ago, zphayu said:

I am new to forex trading and was using IG demo account.  I knew that the contract size for EUR/USD is 100000 and margin is 0.5%.

How does the margin (3329.99 ) calculated? What does the phrase "US$10.00 per point" meant?

Thank you.

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Hi, you will need to go through the sample calcs linked on this page;

https://www.ig.com/uk/charges/margin

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