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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 January 22nd, 2009.
Changes to Gold, Mini-Gold, Silver, and Mini-Silver will be effective after the close of business on January 23rd, 2009.
--CME Agricultural Futures Outright Rates
--CME Agricultural Futures Inter-Commodity Spread Rates
--CBOT Agricultural Futures Outright Rates
--CBOT Agricultural Futures Intra-Commodity Spread Rates
--CBOT Agricultural Futures Inter-Commodity Spread Rates
--CBOT Metal Futures Outright Rates
--CBOT Metal Futures Intra-Commodity Spread Rates
--CBOT Energy Products Outright Rates
--CBOT Energy Products Intra-Commodity Spread Rates
--CBOT Energy Products Inter-Commodity Spread Rates
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