Clearing and margin

Clearing and margin

The European Market Infrastructure Regulation ( EMIR )1 imposes a number of risk mitigation techniques on counterparties to uncleared swaps. Some of those involve much tighter operational procedures (such as the rules for timely confirmations, portfolio…

Clearing margins CSS

Clearing margins CSS

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Initial margin clearing

Initial margin clearing

Learn about margins as a CME Clearing risk management tool. Margins, also known as performance bonds, provide security to the market and individual market participants. This document provides detailed information on margin policies for listed futures…

Initial margin cleared derivatives

Initial margin cleared derivatives

We designed SwapClear’s risk management framework specifically to meet the unique requirements of OTC interest rate swaps. As such, many of our risk management methods have become the market standard, including our initial margin, valuation, and default…

Initial margin non cleared derivatives

Initial margin non cleared derivatives

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) released today the final framework for margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives. Under these globally agreed standards, all…

Clearinghouse initial margin

Clearinghouse initial margin

As has been widely reported, many customers of MF Global have had their futures positions and a portion of the related initial margin transferred to accounts at a new futures commission merchant. These transfers were undertaken as part of a bulk transfer…

Clearing the margins in cancer

Clearing the margins in cancer

Answer Christine Hill-Kayser, MD, Radiation Oncologist, responds: A clear margin means that a tumor was removed and was surrounded by a rim of normal tissue that did not have cancer cells. This means that the likelihood of cancer cells remaining behind…

Clear margins cancer surgery

Clear margins cancer surgery

Despite advances in breast cancer detection and treatment that have helped many women keep more of their own breast tissue, in about 40 percent of cases, U.S. surgeons re-operate to get a cancer-free margin. The optimal size of the clean margin – a…

Margin for cleared Swaps

Margin for cleared Swaps

CME Group offers portfolio margining of our Eurodollar and Treasury futures and Cleared OTC IRS products for both house and customer accounts. Clearing firms and market participants have been taking advantage of portfolio margining and benefitting from…

Initial margin central clearing

Initial margin central clearing

In the transaction depicted above, the dealer is intermediating a transaction between an insurance company and an asset manager. Importantly, however, the dealer is a direct counterparty to both CDS transactions. In terms of notional exposure, the insurance…

Clearing margin futures

Clearing margin futures

ASX Clear (Futures) is the Clearing House for all Futures and Options products traded on ASX Trade24 and all eligible OTC products submitted via an approved Affirmation Platform. Trades executed on ASX Trade24, or OTC trades affirmed on an ASX approved…

Options clearing Corp margin collateral rules

Options clearing Corp margin collateral rules

Using EF Paper as Margin Collateral for Futures, Index Options and Stock Options The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has conferred the status of Recognized Dealer (RD) for Exchange Fund Bills, Notes and Specified Instruments (EFBN) to the HKFE Clearing…

Options clearing Corporation margin calculation

Options clearing Corporation margin calculation

The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) announced today a new addition to its risk management team. Dr. Simon H. Babbs has joined OCC as 1st Vice President, Quantitative Risk Management. He will manage the entire quantitative risk management area and…

Clear of margins

Clear of margins

You can actually put a margin-bottom on the floated elements to push DOWN the element underneath that has clear: both. Note: Having made this suggestion I have to immediately retract it as not generally a good idea, but in some limited situations may…

Eurex clearing margins

Eurex clearing margins

Clearing Members are contractually required to deposit margin with the Clearing House to cover their own and their customers open positions. We set margins at levels that are high enough to protect against market risk because our goal as a Clearing House…