Maintenance margin requirement
Definition: [crh] A sum, usually smaller than but part of the original margin, that must be maintained on deposit at all times. If a customer's equity in any <Definition: A HREF="/?rd=futures">futures position drops to or below, the maintenance margin level, the Definition: F="/?rd=broker">broker must issue a margin call for the amount at money required to restore the customer's Definition: ="/?rd=equity">equity in the account to the original margin level. Related: Margin, margin call.
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