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What is the Initial Margin?

In order to open a new position, you must have a certain amount of funds in your trading account (your account’s equity must exceed the initial margin level requirement). To view the initial margin requirement for a specific instrument, go to the main screen of the Plus500 trading platform, select the financial instrument and click on the “Details” link next to it.

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