• Performance Bond Requirements: Electricity, Agriculture, Coal, Crude Oil, Environmental, Freight, Metals, Natural Gas, and Refined Products Outrights- Effective Monday, April 16, 2012

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms; Chief Financial Officers; Back Office Managers; Margin Managers
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 12-162
      • Notice Date
      • 12 April 2012
      • Effective Date
      • 16 April 2012
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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

      Monday, April 16, 2012.

      Current rates as of:

      Thursday, April 14, 2012.

      For the full text of this advisory, please click here.