• Performance Bond Requirements - Crude Oil Outrights - Effective Friday, February 25, 2011

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms; Chief Financial Officers; Back Office Managers; Margin Managers
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 11-73
      • Notice Date
      • 24 February 2011
      • Effective Date
      • 25 February 2011
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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 will be effective after the close of business on Friday, February 25, 2011.
      Current rates as of:

      Thursday, February 24, 2011.









      5th – 16th Nearby

      Greater than 5th Nearby


      Greater than 16th Nearby




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      TIER CHANGES FOR Brent Crude Oil (NY-BB, NY-BZ, NY-CY)

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