ASX Clear (Futures) Initial Margin Rates for Electricity Contracts, 2 March 2012
Tue 28 Feb 2012
ASX Clearing Corporation has reviewed the price volatility of all d-cyphaTrade ASX Australian Electricity Futures contracts and has approved the margin change as shown in ASX 24 Notice 059/12.
The adjustment follows ASX Clear (Futures) review of Electricity margin levels given current market volatility and price levels. Clearing Risk Management monitors margin erosion using the existing margin erosion facility and any significant exposures are limited using the intra day margining process.
The revised margin parameters will be effective for open contracts as at close of business on 2 March 2012 impacting on margin calls made on 5 March 2012.
Initial margin rates for all contracts are available on the d-cyphaTrade Website.
Should you have any queries in relation to the above, please contact the Clearing Risk Operations department on 9227 0236 or 9227 0018.