Eurex CRO: market meltdown will mean margins stay higher

Record breaches at global exchanges fuelling pressure to keep rates permanently higher, says risk chief

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The volatility unleashed by the coronavirus selloff in March that triggered an unprecedented number of margin shortfalls across futures and options markets around the world will likely lead to margin requirements being set permanently higher, according to the chief risk officer of the world’s largest futures clearer.

“There should be a discussion on how high base margins and floors should be,” says Dmitrij Senko, the CRO of Eurex Clearing, in a forthcoming interview with “For sure, I

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