CCPs should be more transparent with margin models, say dealers

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Clearing houses should be more transparent and give full access to the models they use for calculating margin, dealers complain.

While central counterparties (CCPs) active in the over-the-counter derivatives market already outline how their models work – for instance, providing details on the confidence level, look-back period and close-out period used by their value-at-risk models – dealers say they need much more detail to replicate and stress margin requirements, both for their own risk

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