Natural gas basis swaps increasingly used in over-the-counter market and could eventually trade on exchanges
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In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.