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Temporary Margins Increase – CME Major Stock Indices (RESTORED to Standard Margins)

Posted by AMP Futures on Jun 11, 2020 1:06:54 PM
(updated 5:30pm - Sunday - June 28, 2020)
 
Margins Restored to standard Day Trade Margins:
 
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(updated 8am - Sunday - June 28, 2020)
 
Due to risk of extreme volatility and CME Limit Triggers - During the Sunday June 28, 2020 Night Open (5pm CST), we will maintain 100% Exchange Maintenance Margins for CME major Stock Indices.
 
We will be actively monitoring market conditions and make adjustments to margin requirements once prudent.
 
 
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(updated 9:30am - Monday - June 15, 2020)
 
We have restored the Normal Day Trade Margins for the CME Major Stock Indices during BOTH US Day and Overnight Session.
 
Here is the link to view DayTrade Margins for All Markets:
 
June 12, 2020 - Major Stock Indices - Day Trade Margins - Restored
 
 
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(updated 8:15am - Monday - June 15, 2020)
 
We are extending the Double Day Trade Margins during the US Day Session Open Range.  VIX is still close to 40...we need to see how volatile the US day session will be before setting back to standard day trade margins.
 
 
(updated 1am - Monday - June 15, 2020)
 
Due extreme volatility and risk of CME Limit Triggers - During the US Overnight Session, we have set the margins at double our current Day Trade Margins for most CME major Stock Indices and 100% Exchange Maintenance Margins for RTY and M2K.
 
US Overnight Session time:  5:00 pm CST (Chicago Time) to 8:30am CST. 
 
 
June 15, 2020 - CME Overnight Margins for Major Equity Indices - Overnight

For example, our standard day trade margins for ES is $400 per contract > ES will be $800 per contract.

This will be applied across all markets and all trading platforms.
 
 
(updated 7am - Friday - June 12, 2020)
 
We have restored the Normal Day Trade Margins for the Major Stock Indices during BOTH US Day and Overnight Session.
 
Here is the link to view DayTrade Margins for All Markets:
 
June 12, 2020 - Major Stock Indices - Day Trade Margins - Restored
 
 
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Due extreme volatility - we have set the margins at double our current Day Trade Margins.

For example, our standard day trade margins for ES is $400 per contract > ES will be $800 per contract.

This will be applied across all markets and all trading platforms.
 
June 11, 2020 - Major Stock Indices - Day Trade Margins - double

Please view our current Day Trade Margins X 2 (double) for the amount required for each contract during this temporary increase.
https://www.ampfutures.com/trading-info/margins/

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Topics: Important Trading Information