Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
Moving OTC trades onto CCPs will increase op risks
The big bang
Asia became the largest exchange-traded derivatives contracts market for the first time last year. It now holds top spots in terms of contracts volumes for equity, metals and foreign exchange produc...
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Asian regulators are expected to closely follow their peers in the US and Europe in demanding swap execution facilities and over-the-counter derivatives clearing in Asia. This may bolster e-trading ...
Renewed risk appetite
CME Group chief executive slams proposed position limit regulations as “unnecessary”
The sharp increase in oil price volatility resulting from political upheaval in Libya and across the Middle East has helped push the volume of oil options traded to a new all-time high
Oil prices will continue to rise to triple-digit highs over 2011 on long-term Egypt risk premiums and continual unrelated underlying issues, say market experts
One major dealer says it may reassess CME membership, while others also raise concerns about the CCP’s willingness to allow clearing members to use third-party marks
The price you pay
Ice Clear Europe accepts gold for margin, while LCH.Clearnet is also working on extending eligible collateral
Ice Trust estimates it might have to increase initial margin by 63% to cover risk.
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