margin level

Definition

A percentage value based on the amount of available usable margin versus used margin. If the margin level is less than 100% the brokerage may freeze opening new orders. If the margin level is lower than the margin call level, the brokerage may automatically close your open orders and prevent further trading. The formula used to calculate the margin level is ( Equity / Used Margin ) x 100.

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The margin level was an area of concern for me and I wanted to know the percentage value of it.

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The margin level of the client was nearing the maximum allowed so we contacted him for a margin call today.

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You should try and make sure you are always achieving the greatest margin level that you can get at any time.

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