• Performance Bond Requirement Changes -- Effective Friday, May 22nd, 2009

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 09-215
      • Notice Date
      • 22 May 2009
      • Effective Date
      • 22 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 are effective with the launch of these products on May 22nd, 2009.

      CME Security Futures Outright Rates
      CME Security Futures Intra-Commodity Spread Rates