Futures Commission Merchant (FCM)
Biggest one-month margin jump of 2014 triggers speculation among rivals
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The two biggest clearing houses for interest rate swaps, CME and LCH.Clearnet, have different margin models – which may affect the prices charged to clients by clearing members. It could also affe...
A combination of hard work, caution and some luck saw the industry through the second of the three US clearing deadlines on June 10. But while it was a triumph for many, it proved testing for some. ...
Hundreds more firms will be required to start clearing in the US today, and FCMs are warning there could be an increase in rejected trades as a result
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