Assume the initial margin on a Eurodollar futures contract is $878 and the maintenance margin is $650

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Assume the initial margin on a Eurodollar futures contract is $878 and the maintenance margin is $650 (the contract size is $1mln). If the contract price declines by 25 basis points, by how much do the long and short positions’ margin balances change? Which position, if any, gets a margin call?

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Financial Institutions, Markets and Money

ISBN: 978-1119330363

12th edition

Authors: David S. Kidwell, David W. Blackwell, David A. Whidbee, Richard W. Sias

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