• Performance Bond Requirement Changes - Effective Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 - NYMEX Products

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms, Chief Financial Officers, Back Office Managers, Margin Managers
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 09-422
      • Notice Date
      • 29 September 2009
      • Effective Date
      • 30 September 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 changes are effective at the close of business on Wednesday, September 30th, 2009.



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