Enter the total risk ($) and the stop loss value ($) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Gold Lot Size. 

Gold Lot Size Formula

GLS = R / SL


  • GLS is the Gold Lot Size (number of ounces to trade)
  • R is the total risk ($)
  • SL is the stop loss value ($)

To calculate Gold Lot Size, divide the total risk by the stop loss value.

How to Calculate Gold Lot Size?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Gold Lot Size.

  1. First, determine the total risk ($). 
  2. Next, determine the stop loss value ($). 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = GLS = R / SL.
  4. Finally, calculate the Gold Lot Size.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total risk ($) = 275

stop loss value ($) = 30