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Lot Size
Calculator

Applying leverage wisely is vital to successful foreign exchange trading. Make sure that your risk is in check with our Lot Size Calculator.

The Lot Size Calculator helps you determine an ideal position size for each and every trade.

Please select a currency pair
Please select an account currency
Please enter the entry level
Please enter the stop loss level
Please enter your risk tolerance type
Please enter your risk amount
Please enter your account balance

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Calculations assume that the lot size of the instrument is 100.000 units (standard lot), and the minimum lot size is 0.01. In real life, this may differ depending on instrument. Unlimited functionality is available in our Risk EA

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How To Use The Lot Size Calculator

In currency trading, it pays to know your risk before you buy or sell a forex pair. Follow the steps below and the Lot Size Calculator will automatically dial in your exposure.

  1. Select the account’s deposit currency
  2. Choose a currency pair
  3. Designate an entry-level
  4. Designate a stop-loss level
  5. Define your risk tolerance
  6. Assign a risk percentage
  7. Enter your trading account balance
  8. Click calculate!

Inputs For Position Size Calculator

01

Deposit Currency

Account base currency denomination (currency units)

02

Instrument

Desired currency pairs

03

Entry Level

Buy or sell price point

04

Stop Loss Level

Negative market exit point

05

Risk Tolerance

A per trade percentage or fixed amount of risk capital

06

Risk Amount

Percentage or fixed amount of trading equity dedicated to the trade

07

Account Balance

Total trading account equity

01

Deposit Currency

Account base currency denomination (currency units)

02

Instrument

Desired currency pairs

03

Entry Level

Buy or sell price point

04

Stop Loss Level

Negative market exit point

05

Risk Tolerance

A per trade percentage or fixed amount of risk capital

06

Risk Amount

Percentage or fixed amount of trading equity dedicated to the trade

07

Account Balance

Total trading account equity

Manage Your Risk With The Lot Size Calculator

Professional forex traders manage risk. Amateurs don’t. The Lot Size Calculator can help you fine-tune your risk exposure on each and every trade. Best of all, it's user-friendly, flexible, accurate, and reliable. Trading involves substantial risks — our Lot Size Calculator can help you turn the odds in your favor.

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FAQs

Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions about our Lot Size Calculator.

How Important Is Position Size To Professional Forex Traders?

Position size is a vital component of any professional forex trader’s strategy. To survive in the forex market, you must know your position size and risk before making a trade.

I Have A Winning Forex Strategy. Why Do I Need The Lot Size Calculator?

No matter how strong a strategy may be, losses are inevitable. Clearly defining your lot size ensures that a run of losing trades doesn’t wipe out your trading account. Learn from your previously losing trades and take control of risk with the Lot Size Calculator!

Which FX Pairs Are Supported?

A wide variety of the most popular exotic, minor, and major forex crosses are included.

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