Fyers Margin Exposure Limit, Leverage for Intraday and F&O

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* Margin Policy Update

As per the SEBI circular dated November 19, 2019, starting from September 01, 2021, brokers cannot offer additional margin (i.e. 20x) in any segment including intra-day at BSE, NSE and MCX. The margin is now decided by the exchange and remains the same for all brokers. For all intraday product types i.e. MIS, BO, CO trades, the leverage will be the same which is the VAR+ELM margin. Visit New margin requirements in India Stock Market to know more.

Fyers is a Bengaluru based online discount brokerage company. Fyers's USP is its low brokerage and high-end trading platform. It charges zero brokerage for equity delivery and thematic investments. For trades in other segments, the company charges a flat brokerage fee of Rs 20 per executed order irrespective of the trade volume.

Besides, Fyers is also popular among traders for its thematic investing services. In thematic investing, you have a choice to choose from over 100 prebuilt themes built around specific ideas like social causes, sectors, dividend & income, geography etc. For example, you can invest in a prebuilt portfolio of a Group like Reliance or Bajaj and invest in stocks of all the companies under the group. Similarly, you can choose to invest in prebuilt themes around sectors like Banking, Pharma etc. The company charges zero brokerage and zero subscription fees on thematic investing.

Fyers offers a range of trading platforms and tools to its customers like:

  • Fyers One - A Desktop Trading app
  • Fyers Web - A web-based trading platform.
  • Fyers Markets - A mobile trading app for Android and iOS devices.

The platforms are available free of cost to customers and offer advanced features like Technical screeners, analytics tools, charts etc.

Apart from low brokerage, Fyers offers many other facilities to its customers. Fyers exposure is one such facility. It allows customers to do more trading with limited funds.

Fyers Exposure Limit

Fyers exposure allows customers to trade multiple times over the funds available in their account. The extent of exposure offered by Fyers varies for different segments and trades. For intraday trades in stocks, leverage given by Fyers is 16 times maximum of the funds available in the customer's account. So, if you have Rs 10,000 in your account then you can do intraday trading up to Rs 1.60 lakhs.

Please note that the extent of exposure is based on the quality of stocks.

You can use the Fyers margin calculator to know the margin limit on your trades.

The limit of exposure given by Fyers for different segments and trade is:

Fyers Margin Policy - Key Points to Note

  1. The exposure given by Fyers is available only for intraday trades.
  2. The extent of exposure varies based on the quality of stocks.
  3. Not all stocks qualify for exposure leverage facility.
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Fyers Margin

SegmentTrading Margin
Equity Delivery1 times
Equity IntradayUp to 16x (based on the stock)
Equity FutureIntraday - 4 Times, Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Equity OptionIntraday Sell 4x, Intraday Buy with CO 1.3x, Intraday Buy without CO 1x, Carry forward - 1x
Currency FutureIntraday - 40% (2.5x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Currency OptionIntraday - 40% (2.5x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure) (Options selling)
Commodity FutureNA
Commodity Option
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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. 1. What is margin in Fyers?

    Fyers offers intraday margin (or exposure) up to 16x. The actual limit offered depends on the stock or instrument you are trading. This facility allows Fyers customers to trade more than the funds available in their account. Fyers offers margin facility only on intraday trades.

    Note: Fyers doesn't offer margin funding. The margins are only available in intraday positions closed the same trading day.

    In a normal trade, you have to pay 100% of the value in cash to buy shares. With Margin Trading, on select stocks, you can pay a small percentage of the trade value and the rest will be paid by Fyers. This allows you to trade in larger value than what you could have done without funding.

    Fyers Margin

    Segment Trading Margin (Intraday Only)


    Up to 16x (based on the stock)

    Equity Future

    4x of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)

    Equity Option

    Sell 4x, Buy with CO 1.3x, Buy without CO 1x

    Currency Future

    2.5x of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)

    Currency Option

    2.5x of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)


    • The margin exposure is available only for intraday trades.
    • No exposure on carry forward F&O positions.
    • No margin in equity delivery trade
    • The extent of exposure varies based on the quality of stocks.
    • Not all stocks qualify for margin facility.
    • The exposure limits change daily.



  2. 2. What is margin order in Fyers?

    Margin Orders in Fyers are orders placed using margin facility. Fyers offers additional margin exposure on intraday trades in equity and F&O.

    In Margin orders, instead of paying the full amount of the trade, you can pay a small percentage and the rest will be paid by Fyers. Margin orders can only be placed on select stocks and the margin limit varies depending on the quality of the stock.

    The process to place a margin order is the same as any other normal order. The only difference is that you need to select CNC/Margin as an order type while placing the order.



Information on this page was last updated on Tuesday, August 24, 2021


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