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Maintenance margin

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-{{Glossary|A sum, usually smaller than, but part of, the initial margi - which must be maintained on deposit in the customer's account at all times.}} +{{Glossary|A sum, usually smaller than, but part of, the initial [[margin]] - which must be maintained on deposit in the customer's account at all times.}}
-If a customer's equity in any futures position drops to, or under, the maintenance margin level, a "margin call" is issued for the amount of money required to restore the customer's equity in the account to the initial margin level.+If a customer's [[equity]] in any [[futures]] position drops to, or under, the maintenance margin level, a "[[margin call]]" is issued for the amount of money required to restore the customer's equity in the account to the initial margin level.
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A sum, usually smaller than, but part of, the initial margin - which must be maintained on deposit in the customer's account at all times.


If a customer's equity in any futures position drops to, or under, the maintenance margin level, a "margin call" is issued for the amount of money required to restore the customer's equity in the account to the initial margin level.