Yes, but the investor will have to meet the additional margin requirement to carry forward the position. You can check the margin requirements in our Margin Calculator.
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How much margin would be blocked for futures trading?
Can the margin requirement change for the futures contract?
What happens if the margin requirement increases?
What happens if the minimum margin amount is breached?