Fees & Interest

What is the margin requirement for shorting stocks?

Margin details can be found on the Margin page of the MEXEM website, which you can access by clicking the Products menu option followed by Margin (under Investment Products). The minimum margin requirement for shorting a stock is 30%.

In addition, in order to hold a short position you must have a margin account which has a regulatory requirement to maintain a minimum balance of 2,000 USD.

Please note, MEXEM's house margins for short stock can exceed any regulatory minimum requirement.

We recommend using the Check Margin Impact feature to preview a stock's margin requirement prior to submitting an order.

Please feel free to visit the MEXEM Knowledge Base for additional information.

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