IHS Markit Unveils Initial Margin Calculation Service to Aid ISDA Margin Rule Compliance

The new service will help firms struggling with the complex calculation requirements resulting from the implementation of new initial margin calculation rules by ISDA.

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IHS Markit has released an Initial Margin Calculation Service that will help investment firms calculate and post accurate and compliant amounts when trading over-the-counter derivatives.

The service currently supports credit default swaps, interest-rate swaps and vanilla equity products, and will soon support currency forwards and other products, as part of an “aggressive” ramp-up to support most instrument types by the end of this year, says Laura Misher, managing director of derivatives data

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