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Originating Department:Risk Management
Company Circular No:LCH.Clearnet Ltd Circular No 3337
Service Circular No:OTC Bullion No 016

14 August 2013

To:All LCH.Clearnet EnClear Clearing Members
(Precious Metals Division)

Margin Rate Change for Precious Metals

  1. LCH.Clearnet Ltd has set the London SPAN parameters as marked in bold and italic on the spreadsheet below. This circular supersedes circular LCH.Clearnet / 3255; LCH Gold Bullion / 015 dated 29th January 2013.

  2. Changes have been made to OTC Gold Bullion and Silver contracts.

  3. The margin review changes will take place with effect from close of business Friday 16th August 2013 and will be reflected in margin calls made on Monday 19th August 2013.

  4. OTC Gold Bullion and Silver Margin Rate Spreadsheet

  5. Details of the current London SPAN Parameters, for the OTC Gold Bullion and Silver contracts, can be found on the LCH.Clearnet website (www.lchclearnet.com) under Risk Management > Ltd > Margin rate circulars.

  6. For further information please contact the following:

 Risk Operations   +44 (0)20 7426 7520


Nicholas Lincoln 
Director, Market Risk