Equities Collateral rates

Use of Stock, ETFs and investments as collateral for margin trading.

Saxo Bank allows a percentage of the investment in certain Stocks and ETFs to be used as collateral for margin trading activities. The collateral value of a stock or ETF position depends on the rating of the individual stocks or ETFs – please see conversion table below.

Rating 1 2 3 4 5
Collateral value of position 75% 50% 25% 0% 0%

Example: 75% of the value of a position in a Stock or ETF with Rating 1 can be used as collateral (instead of cash) to trade margin products such as Forex, CFDs, Futures and Options. Please note that Saxo Bank reserves the right to decrease or remove the use of Stock or ETF investment as collateral for large position sizes, or stock portfolios considered to be of very high risk.

For a complete list of available stocks, ratings and collateral values, please click here

For a complete list of available ETFs, ratings and collateral values, please click here

Updated 6 June, 2016

Stocks and ETFs Risk Warning

Equities and ETFs are categorised as yellow or red products depending on the individual instrument.


Danish banks are required to categorise investment products offered to retail clients depending on the product’s complexity and risk as: green, yellow or red.

Trade responsibly

Losses can exceed deposits on margin products. Please ensure you understand the risks.

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