Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Margin Requirements Raised on Irish and Portuguese Government Debt

LCH.Clearnet a major clearing house for securities, exchange traded derivatives, commodities, energy, freight, interest rate swaps, credit default swaps and euro and sterling denominated bonds and repos has just raised the margin requirements on Irish and Portuguese government debt.

The requirement for Irish confinement bonds has been raised to 45% from 35%, on Portuguese government debt to 35% from 25%.


1 comment:

  1. Margin requirement to short those bonds?