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Local: +1 312 930 1000
Toll Free: +1 866 716 7274
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Phone: +1 312 930 2316
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CME Clearing manages billions of dollars each day in the process of balancing accounts and maintaining performance bonds/margins.
CME Clearing is dedicated to meeting the needs of its clearing firms and end-clients in regards to collateral acceptance while accepting a diverse portfolio of assets. CME Clearing will consider the acceptance of additional collateral types, given that it is high quality and highly liquid collateral that is appropriate for the industry. For more information, click here.
Navigate the tabs to view standard acceptable collateral for the different asset types.
Guaranty Fund collateral may be in the form of cash or U.S. Treasury bills, strips, notes or bonds, government agencies or certain IEF2 funds. Please note that use of agency securities to satisfy guaranty fund requirements are capped at 50%.
All securities must be denominated in multiples of $5,000. Stripped securities and securities dated prior to January 1, 1973, are not acceptable.
Please contact Clearing House Financial Unit at +1 312 207 2594 for more information.