Forex Margin Requirements and Pip Values

The table below is designed to give an indication of the margin requirements and pip values for a few of the most popular currency pairs on offer.

Please be aware that the margin requirements are calculated based on the standard leverage ratio of 100:1. Where different leverage is applied to the account, the margin requirements will be different.

 

  AUD/USD
Lot Size Trading Size Margin (AUD) PIP Value (USD)
1 Standard Lot 1 1,000 10
5 Mini Lot 0.5 500 5
4 Mini Lot 0.4 400 4
3 Mini Lot 0.3 300 3
2 Mini Lot 0.2 200 2
1 Mini Lot 0.1 100 1
5 Micro Lot 0.05 50 0.5
4 Micro Lot 0.04 40 0.4
3 Micro Lot 0.03 30 0.3
2 Micro Lot 0.02 20 0.2
1 Micro Lot 0.01 10 0.1

 

  EUR/USD
Lot Size Trading Size Margin (EUR) PIP Value (USD)
1 Standard Lot 1 1,000 10
5 Mini Lot 0.5 500 5
4 Mini Lot 0.4 400 4
3 Mini Lot 0.3 300 3
2 Mini Lot 0.2 200 2
1 Mini Lot 0.1 100 1
5 Micro Lot 0.05 50 0.5
4 Micro Lot 0.04 40 0.4
3 Micro Lot 0.03 30 0.3
2 Micro Lot 0.02 20 0.2
1 Micro Lot 0.01 10 0.1

 

  GBP/USD
Lot Size Trading Size Margin (GBP) PIP Value (USD)
1 Standard Lot 1 1,000 10
5 Mini Lot 0.5 500 5
4 Mini Lot 0.4 400 4
3 Mini Lot 0.3 300 3
2 Mini Lot 0.2 200 2
1 Mini Lot 0.1 100 1
5 Micro Lot 0.05 50 0.5
4 Micro Lot 0.04 40 0.4
3 Micro Lot 0.03 30 0.3
2 Micro Lot 0.02 20 0.2
1 Micro Lot 0.01 10 0.1

 

  USD/JPY
Lot Size Trading Size Margin (USD) PIP Value (JPY)
1 Standard Lot 1 1,000 1,000
5 Mini Lot 0.5 500 500
4 Mini Lot 0.4 400 400
3 Mini Lot 0.3 300 300
2 Mini Lot 0.2 200 200
1 Mini Lot 0.1 100 100
5 Micro Lot 0.05 50 50
4 Micro Lot 0.04 40 40
3 Micro Lot 0.03 30 30
2 Micro Lot 0.02 20 20
1 Micro Lot 0.01 10 10