• Performance Bond Requirement Changes -- Effective Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 09-185
      • Notice Date
      • 01 May 2009
      • Effective Date
      • 06 May 2009
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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 Wednesday, May 06, 2009.

      Current rates as of: Friday, May 01, 2009.

      --CBOT AGRICULTURAL FUTURES - Outright Rates
      --CBOT ENERGY PRODUCTS - Outright Rates
      --CME AGRICULTURAL FUTURES - Outright Rates
      --CME AGRICULTURAL FUTURES - Intra Spreads
      --CME AGRICULTURAL FUTURES - Inter-commodity Spread Rates


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