BoE: regulators could push CCPs to publish margin shocks

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A group of watchdogs, tasked with ensuring margin levels at central counterparties (CCPs) are fit for purpose, could push clearers to disclose more detail on the market shocks used to help set them, a senior Bank of England official has suggested.

Barry King, the head of financial market infrastructure regulation at the Bank of England, told the Futures Industry Association’s (FIA) International Derivatives Expo in London on June 8 that he expected the BoE and the Commodity Futures Trading

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