CME Clearing (CME) announces the addition of Australia and Singapore to our list of acceptable foreign sovereign debt. CME also announces the addition of Canadian provincial debt from Ontario and Quebec. Australian and Singapore sovereign debt, and Canadian provincial debt are acceptable for Base, CDS, and IRS performance bond requirements and are part of Category 4 assets for Base and IRS and Category 3 assets for CDS. These additions to our acceptable collateral list will be effective July 20, 2015, pending regulatory approval. Please see the applicable haircuts and limits attached.
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