09 June 2014 - LME Margin Rate Circular

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Originating Department: Risk Management
Company Circular No: LCH.Clearnet Ltd Circular No 3482
Service Circular No: LME 471

9 June 2014

To: All LME Clearing Members

LME Margin Rate Changes

  1. LCH Ltd has, after consultation with LME, set the London SPAN margin parameters marked in bold and italic on the attached document.

  2. The changes will be made effective from the close of business on Thursday 12th June 2014 and will be reflected in margin calls on Friday 13th June 2014.

  3. This circular supersedes circular No: LCH Ltd Circular No 3471; LME/470 dated 19th May 2014.

  4. Details of margin rates are available on the LCH website (www.lchclearnet.com) under Risk Management > Ltd > Margin rate circulars.

  5. Please click  on the LME Margin Rate Spreadsheet  for the revised SPAN parameters marked in bold and italic. 

  6. For further information please contact:

Operations and Client Servicing   +44 (0)20 7426 7520

Nicholas Lincoln
Director, Market Risk