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Definition of 'Margin Call'

A Margin Call is when your broker demands additional funds to cover your position. This will happen when the market moves against your open position (an adverse price movement) and the funds in your account are not sufficient to cover your losses or the buffer against your account going into loss is not large enough.

Your broker is demanding that you add more funds to your Margin.

A Margin Call is also called a Maintenance Call or a House Call.

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