It is great to see Northern Trust and other leading global fund administrators recognize the benefits of an automated margin call
process, including lower operational risk, increased transparency and improved client and counterparty satisfaction.
To keep a check on leveraged trades, the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority allowed the brokerages to sell client shares if they don't cover any shortage in margin within two days of a margin call
Sebastian Holding faced $511m in margin calls
but the group claimed that Deutsche Bank put through these trades, unauthorised, and should not have been booked.
even in the best-case scenario, where the option expires leaving the seller to bank the premium, unexpected margin calls
can disrupt the strategy during its volatile lifespan.
Li Shiu-li, general manager of Jih Sun Securities Investment Consulting, advised investors to stay away from life-insurance shares and weak electronic shares, as they will face heavy pressure for margin calls
The financers, including non- banking finance companies ( NBFCs) and stock brokers who arrange funds for promoters, offloaded huge volume of pledged stocks due to a margin call
sending share prices down, market analysts said.
Sumner Redstone and Lionsgate's Michael Burns, meanwhile, were hit by margin calls
, losing a portion of their personal stakes in recent weeks.
, both by brokers to investors and by exchanges to brokers, added to the pressure, with brokers saying they were unable to trade until they paid their margin calls
She also wants the Securities and Exchange Commission to require firms to instruct potential traders that they must earn substantial money simply to pay their trading commissions (an average of $16 per trade), and ban them from helping customers secure loans to pay for margin calls
But when tech shares and other highfliers dropped significantly, most notably this April, several investors suffered margin calls
He cited ten reasons for the market's roller coaster performance-from the recent ruling on the break up of Microsoft, and the rise of on-line brokerage and chat rooms filled with misinformation to margin calls
and an April 14th speech by Allan Greenspan, buried in news reports, which stated that the Federal Reserve Bank would not bailout bad investment decisions-a major reversal of policy.
But now that a cloud of uncertainty has returned to the markets and brokerages are calling in their loans, many of the same investors have had to sell their securities to meet the margin calls
, helping to propel prices lower across nearly all indexes and exchanges.