triReduce Multilateral Compression Now Live for CME Clients

Capital Efficiencies: Portfolio Margining, Coupon Blending and Compression

CME Group delivers unparalleled capital efficiencies to our customers through portfolio margining of cleared interest rate swaps, swaptions and futures, and also via notional reduction through coupon blending and multilateral compression.

Portfolio Margining

  • Portfolio margining with CME Group enables all 21 OTC IRS currencies to be margined versus swaptions, Eurodollars, MAC Swap Futures, Treasuries and Fed Funds.
  • CME Group portfolio margining is supported by 15 live clearing members and used by 11 house accounts, whilst 477 customer accounts are benefiting from the solution.
  • Total risk reductions now account for over $2.7 billion in initial margin savings.

Compression Services

As market participants evolve and respond to the new capital regime, CME Group's innovative compression offerings continue to develop and to provide efficiencies for the OTC interest rate swap market:

Coupon Blending

  • CME Group launched coupon blending in June 2014 and it is available for both members and non-members.
  • Since inception, we have run blending across 17 currencies, nearly 22 trillion gross notional and 303k line items have been compressed.

Multilateral Compression - TriOptima triReduce

  • We have completed 26 compression runs across USD, EUR, MXN, GBP, JPY and BRL reducing gross notional by over $18 trillion USDE and removing over 585k line items.
Currency Run Date # Dealers Total Line Items Compressed Gross Notional Reduced Gross Notional Reduced USDE
BRL Feb 1 9 5k R$364.6B $115.3B
USD Mar 13 13* 19k $833.9B $833.9B
MXN Mar 16 13* 31k MXN$9.14T $488.4B
Currency Run Date # Dealers Total Line Items Compressed Gross Notional Reduced Gross Notional Reduced USDE
USD Jan 11 12 13k $696.7B $696.7B
JPN Jan 25 11 7k ¥13.5T $118.8B
USD Mar 30 10 14k $1.01T $1.01T
MXN Apr 11* 13 25k MXN$5.1T $277B
EUR May 10 10 12k €378B $412B
USD Jun 29 12 16k $795B $795B
MXN Aug 22* 12 34k MXN$8T $456B
USD Sep 7* 13 14k $760.9B $760.9B
BRL Sep 22 9 10k R$645.2B $206.1B
EUR Oct 13 9 7k €108B $128B
MXN Nov 8* 13 30k MXN$6.96T $364B

USD

Dec 7*

13

28k

$925B

$925B

* Includes non-member compression

Currency Run Date # Dealers Total Line Items Compressed Gross Notional Reduced Gross Notional Reduced USDE
USD Sep 2 9 52k $2.25T $2.25T
USD Dec 2 11 60k $1.94T $1.94T
EUR Feb 17 10 27k €508B $566B
USD Mar 23 10 25k $1.134T $1.134T
USD Apr 29 11 18k $704B $704B
USD Jun 28 11 27k $989B $989B
MXN Jul 27 11 33k MXN$6.23T $331B
USD Sep 28 13 36k $1.7T $1.7T
EUR Oct 19 9 16k €342B $376B
USD Nov 30 13 18k $625.5B $625.5B
GBP Dec 8 10 14k £232B $291.4B

CME CORE: Clearing Online Risk Engine

CME CORE is an interactive margin calculator that enables users to calculate and evaluate initial margin requirements for all CME Group products.

Enhanced OTC IRS features mean calculating your capital efficiencies is easier than ever.

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