• Performance Bond Requirement Changes -- Effective Monday, October 27th

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms, Back Office Managers
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 08-289
      • Notice Date
      • 23 October 2008
      • Effective Date
      • 27 October 2008
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      As per the normal review of market volatility to ensure adequate collateral coverage, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc., Clearing House Risk Management staff approved the performance bond requirements for the following products listed below. The rates are effective at the close of business on Monday, October 27th, 2008.

         --Petroleum Swap Futures
         --Outright (Scan) Spread Tiers 
         --NYMEX Division Outright (Scan) Margin 
         --Intra-Commodity Spread Tiers
         --Intra-Commodity Spread Margins


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