used margin
The amount of liquid money left on deposit in a leveraged account that is actually being used as collateral against Unrealized losses on open positions. Forex traders who wish to take on a new position or add to an existing one need to make sure that they have sufficient useable margin left over and above the existing used margin in their trading accounts to collateralize the additional risk they wish to take. also called maintenance margin or required margin.

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