Fee & Deposit Structure

  1. Service Tax: 
    • As applicable (Presently 12.36%) is also additionally payable on the Admission Fee, Annual Membership Fee and Processing Fee mentioned above.
  2. Base Minimum Capital#:
    • Base Minimum Capital (BMC) will not entail any trading facility/exposure limit and shall have to be paid as detailed below in terms of the directives of FMC:

      The above fund is locked up for a minimum period of three years or such period as may be prescribed by the Exchange / FMC from time to time. Members are required to maintain Base Minimum Capital as may be stipulated by the Forward Market Commission from time to time.

  3. Trade Margin Capital ##:
    • Minimum Trade Margin capital to be maintained at all times in Cash is Rs.1.00 Lac (for TCM) and Rs.5.00 Lac (for PCM). Additional (beyond minimum trade margin of Rs.1 Lac for TCM and Rs.5 lacs for PCM) - 50% Cash & Cash Equivalent (FD & BG of Approved Banks) and 50% Collateral (UCX Approved Securities with appropriate hair-cut).Ratio of Cash to Cash equivalent should be maintained at 25:75.
  4. Interest Free Deposit***:
    • This fund is locked up for a minimum period of three years or such period as may be prescribed by the Exchange / FMC from time to time.

Transaction Fees Structure

UCX endeavors to connect with various market participants through an optimum transaction fee structure.

Transaction fees would be charged to the members based on their average daily turnover (both sides) in all the futures contracts in all the commodities traded at the Exchange as tabulated below:



Average daily turnover will be calculated at the end of every month by way of dividing the total turnover of the member of the Exchange (including Saturdays) by the total number of trading days (excluding Saturdays).

The transaction fees shall be debited on a monthly basis to the settlement account of the members maintained with respective clearing banks in the first week of the succeeding month. The bills will mailed to the members on the email ID available with us.

The Exchange is pleased to inform that, as a special inaugural offer, the transaction fee that will be levied is Rs 1per Rs 1 lakh turnover (irrespective of ADTV) until further notification.

The slabs mentioned above are valid till further notice and the Exchange reserves the right to modify/alter/revise the same, either in full or in part at any time after giving notice to the members.