What is a margin?
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Written by Tatiana Belchikova
Updated over a week ago

Margin is the amount of money that a trader needs to put forward in order to open a trade.

It is the collateral (or security) that a trader has to deposit with their broker to cover some of the risks the trader generates for the broker. To find out more about margin, check out this useful article on our website, where you will also find a full explanation of the concepts of Free Margin and Margin Call.

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