Margins - Upstox Help Center


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

Our risk management system sends margin call alerts when the margin utilization exceeds your available balance. Ensure to add funds or exit your position im...
Mon, 18 Dec, 2023 at 7:31 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; otherwise, Upstox will square off the position. In cases where a position i...
Mon, 18 Dec, 2023 at 7:40 PM

What are peak margins?

Before 1st December 2020, brokers could provide higher leverages by offering products like Intraday (MIS), Cover Order (CO) as margins would only be applica...
Tue, 19 Apr, 2022 at 2:37 PM

What should I do to avoid margin shortfall penalties?

Keep track of the margin requirements. You can view any shortfall in your funds from the Upstox mobile app or web platform. Check the ‘Funds’ screen under ‘...
Mon, 18 Dec, 2023 at 7:59 PM

What is Margin shortfall penalty structure?

The following penalty shall be levied in case of short reporting by trading/clearing members per instance. Short collection for each client Penalty pe...
Tue, 30 Apr, 2024 at 10:23 AM