• Performance Bond Requirements - Change to Margin Erosion Methodology - Effective Monday, November 30, 2009

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      • Clearing Member Firms; Back Office Managers
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 09-531
      • Notice Date
      • 27 November 2009
      • Effective Date
      • 30 November 2009
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      For the products listed below, the erosion of current month margin rates will be modified to follow a straight line method instead of a square root of time method.


      Old Method


      Price Scan * SQRT (Calendar Days Remaining/Total Calendar Days in the Month)


      New Method


      Price Scan * (Calendar Days Remaining/Total Calendar Days in the Month)


      The rates are effective at the close of business on Monday, Nov 30th, 2009.


      For the full text of this advisory, please click here.