Euronext Clearing introduces new VaR-based margin methodology on Euronext Milan equities

Euronext Clearing, Euronext’s multi-asset clearing home, immediately introduced the introduction of a brand new VaR-based margin methodology on the Euronext Milan equities, ETF and monetary derivatives markets.

The VaR-based margin methodology was already made obtainable in 2022 for Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Irish authorities bonds on MTS and BrokerTec money and repo platforms.

This transfer aligns with the trade’s greatest practices and represents a big development in threat administration rules. The introduction of the VaR framework reinforces Euronext Clearing’s dedication to its shoppers’ effectivity and security.

This paves the best way to the migration of Euronext money fairness markets to Euronext Clearing, which is deliberate in This fall 2023 and of derivatives in Q3 2024.

The VaR-based margin methodology has been reside for Italian fairness, ETF and fairness derivatives markets since 16 October 2023, changing the earlier SPAN-like mannequin (MARS). This deployment is a part of the continual evolution of Euronext Clearing’s Danger Administration programs.

Anthony Attia, World Head of Put up Commerce and Main Markets at Euronext, stated:

“At Euronext we recognise the paramount significance of efficient counterparty threat administration. Our aim is to supply more and more environment friendly and resilient options for threat seize and allocation inside the system. This dynamic VAR-based mannequin, which constantly re-evaluates quite a few threat issue eventualities on the portfolio stage, permits us to match our shoppers’ publicity in real-time. This not solely adheres to market greatest practices but additionally presents collateral efficiencies for our valued Euronext shoppers.”

Euronext Clearing, as a multi-asset clearing home, boasts confirmed threat administration capabilities throughout a number of markets and numerous buying and selling venues. The vary of asset lessons cleared consists of equities, ETFs, closed-end funds, monetary and commodity derivatives, bonds and repos.