CME Clearing (CME) is pleased to announce the latest addition to its Cash with Interest Program (IEF5). Deutsche Bank AG will be a provider of this service to CME Clearing beginning January 23, 2012.
Clearing member firm cash that has been designated as IEF5 will reside in CME’s account at Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch, with the ‘benefit’ accruing to IEF5 participants. Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch deposits are not FDIC insured.
CME will provide compensation on cash balances in the Deutsche Bank AG IEF5 program at the rate of 9 basis points. This rate is subject to change on occasion. Clearing firms will be notified in advance of any change in the rate.
In addition, a program limit will be in place for a single clearing members firm’s total investment in the Deutsche Bank AG IEF5 program. This limit will be set at $500 million per clearing member firm.
Some facts regarding Cash with Interest Program:
- 50% of Core requirement
- 100% Reserve requirement
- 100% Concentration requirement
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