New rules would see OTC markets over-margined, while futures may be under-margined - and there could be systemic implications
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Clearing houses can call for margin multiple times a day to protect against wild markets. But the burden of meeting those calls will initially fall on member firms – potentially creating a source of severe funding stress. By Matt Cameron
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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.
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