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Margin rates hiked on stock index futures contracts

  • Curious amid subdued volatility of late, but the CME hikes initial and maintenance margins on the E-Mini S&P 500 (SPY) futures contract by 8.5%. Margins on the Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) and DJIA (DIA) contracts are raised by similar amounts.
  • Press release.
Comments (1)
  • Preventive measures?
    4 Oct 2013, 12:03 AM Reply Like
DJIA (DIA) S&P 500 (SPY)