FCMs to let clients offset swaps and futures margin at Eurex

Banks target Q2 support for client cross-margining following lengthy lobby effort from hedge funds

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Buy-side firms will soon be able to achieve margin offsets between fixed income futures and rates swaps cleared at Eurex, with at least three banks set to start providing the service to clients in the coming months – a move some funds have spent years pestering their clearing brokers for, and one the exchange has been touting longer still.

“We have three clearing members who are in the last steps to offer that [cross-margining]. We know that some hedge fund clients are putting pressure on the

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