Investors are require to deposit Initial Margin with
their respective broker before trading futures contract.
Brokers will then calculate the profit and loss and add or
subtract funds at the end of day via a processed call
As a mutual agreement between brokers and the Futures Industry Club (FI Club), the initial margin for investors will be based on the margin rate as announced by Thailand Clearing House (TCH). The initial margin is set at 1.9 times the maintenance margin for local investors and 1.35 times the maintenance margin for institutional investors.