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Margins and Leverage

what-is-margin

Margin defined as more purchasing power, than you have in your account, given to you by your broker. The terms 'Margin' and 'Exposure' a...
Fri, 18 Jun, 2021 at 8:15 PM

what-is-exposure

​​​​ Exposure in the Stock Market is the measure of potential loss or the sum total of money and assets invested in a particular sector of the market or indu...
Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 at 3:43 PM

define-exposure-multiplier

Exposure multiplier is defined as the number of times that exposure is allowed on the underlying margin in the Cash segment. This exposure would have to be ...
Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 at 4:11 PM

what-is-total-deposit

Total deposit is the overall deposit amount from you that is available with us —the broker—in the form of cash only.  
Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 at 4:13 PM

If the margin usage exceeds the available margin in my Upstox account, what will happen?

If there is a margin shortfall in your Upstox account, you will receive notifications via email and SMS to your registered Email IDs and mobile number from ...
Tue, 14 Sep, 2021 at 10:37 AM

Which Upstox trading segment provides the MTF in Upstox?

​​​​ Upstox offers you the benefit of Margin Trading Facility only for the Equity Delivery segment. You can boost your buying power and amplify your leverage...
Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 at 4:34 PM

What is Estimated Amount on my Order entry screen?

We have updated the app to give you a better experience. If you’re using an older version of the Upstox app, read this. If you’re using the updated versi...
Tue, 14 Sep, 2021 at 7:09 PM

What should I do if I receive a margin call?

You need to ensure you add funds/ exit your position immediately when you get a margin call alert. Your position will be squared off at the discretion of th...
Thu, 3 Jun, 2021 at 1:49 PM

By when should I take action if I receive a margin call?

Our risk management system sends out the margin call alerts when the margin utilization exceeds your available balance. You need to ensure you add funds or ...
Thu, 3 Jun, 2021 at 1:48 PM

What will happen if I don't cover the margin call?

You need to add funds to your Trading account to continue holding your position failing which, the position will be squared off by Upstox. In a case, where ...
Thu, 3 Jun, 2021 at 1:49 PM