• Performance Bond Requirements: Crude Oil Outright and Intra-Commodity Spread Charges- Effective Friday, April 4, 2014

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms; Chief Financial Officers; Back Office Managers; Margin Managers
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 14-137
      • Notice Date
      • 03 April 2014
      • Effective Date
      • 04 April 2014
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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 contained in the link attached.

      The rates will be effective after the close of business on

      Friday, April 4, 2014.

      Current rates as of:

      Thursday, April 3, 2014.

      For the full description of margin changes, please click here.