Margins, also known as Performance Bonds, are deposits required to ensure that a clearing member can cover potential losses with his or her trading positions. Margins/performance bonds help to ensure that clearing members can meet their obligations to their customers and to CME Clearing. Performance bonds/margins vary according to product and market volatility.

SPAN 2 framework

As part of the SPAN 2 framework's initial Go-Live on July 21, in-scope Energy products will now display both the SPAN framework's legacy margins and the SPAN 2 framework's indicative margins.


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