How are the values on the Kite dashboard and funds page calculated?
The image below shows the components regarding margins in the Kite dashboard -
1 - Margin Available
2 - Margins Used
3 - Opening Balance
Margin Available - This is the available balance in your account to place new trades (It will include premium received from shorting options and also collateral margins, payins & it also includes realized MTM and unrealized losses).
Margins used - The net funds utilized for equity intraday, F&O positional /intraday trading & delivery trades. Whenever you sell your shares, open F&O positions or if you’ve made profits intraday the margin used will be negative.
Opening Balance - The cash available in the trading account at the beginning of the day.
4 - Available cash
5 - Pay in
6 - SPAN
7 - Realised profit
8 - Unrealised profit
9 - Adhoc margin
10 - Exposure
11 - Option premium
13 - Stock collateral
14 - Total collateral
Available cash - is the balance excluding the collateral component in the 'margin available'.
Pay In - When you add funds to your trading account from your bank account, this amount reflects in the ‘pay in’ column in the Kite funds page. It also gets added to ‘the margin available’ to trade.
SPAN - the SPAN margin blocked for your F&O trades (if any)
Realised profit - the amount here is the realized profit or loss (equity, F&O) and also the profit or loss of closed F&O positions on that trading day (if any)
Unrealised profits - the amount here is the unrealized MTM of your open F&O positions
Adhoc margin -Adhoc margin is a provision for the broker to add or remove additional margins during the day. At Zerodha, you will find that this field will always be zero.
Exposure - the exposure margin blocked for your F&O trades (if any)
Option premium - the total premium received from shorting/writing options.
Liquidbees collateral - the liquidbees collateral margin is the margin received against pledged liquidbees ETFs after the haircut deduction.
Stock collateral - the collateral margin is the margin received against pledged stocks/ETFs after the haircut deduction.
Total collateral - the total collateral is the sum total of liquidbees collateral and stock collateral.