Lot size calculator

Trading with the correct size of your position is a crucial part of risk management. With the Switch Markets lot size calculator, you can easily stay on top of your risk and minimise the human error factor.

How does the lot size calculator work?

In just a few simple steps, you can calculate the correct lot size for your trade depending on your desired risk.

Select the instrument you’re trading and the base currency of your trading account

Fill in the entry level and the stop loss for your planned trade

Fill in the size of your account

Select your desired risk (either % of your account balance or a fixed amount)

Click “Calculate” and let our lot size calculator do the hard work for you

Instrument

Deposit currency

Entry level

Stop loss level

Risk mode

Percentage

Account balance

Calculate*
*How do we calculate lot size

Forex Calculator Glossary

Instrument
Also referred to as "Symbol". The asset you're choosing to trade
Deposit currency
The currency in which your account balance is nominated
Entry level
The price at which the trade is or will be opened
Stop loss level
The price at which trade closes in the negative scenario
Take profit level
The price at which trade closes in the positive scenario
Risk mode
Type of risk you want to calculate with. Can be either "percentage" or "fixed amount"
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Why use the Lot Size Calculator?

Start managing your risk like a pro.

Hassle-free

It takes just a few moments to fill out the calculator fields. Our lot size calculator will do the rest for you.

Reliable

Our lot size calculator is trusted by thousands of traders around the world.

Integrated

Works well with all listed deposit currencies and all available trading instruments.

Flexible

Whether you want to risk a predetermined sum or percentage amount, we've got you covered.

FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions below. If you still need help, contact us today.

Do you offer a demo account?
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How long does the demo account last for?
A demo account with Switch Markets is accessible forever, there is no limit. Then, when you’re ready you can open a live trading account by clicking "Start trading today" at any time.
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With Switch Markets you can open a live trading account with as little as $50.
What costs are involved in trading with Switch Markets?
That's an easy one. There are zero deposit fees and no withdrawal fees. Pick a trading account that works for your trading type, either Razor or Standard.
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Fast. When a withdrawal is requested and assuming you’ve passed all your routine verification checks, we’ll have your funds with you asap.
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