Clearing Houses

Clearing Houses

Abdulla Javeri

30 years: Financial markets trader

In the third video of his series, Abdulla explains why a clearing House is crucial to the smooth functioning of business on the exchange. He discusses the role of Clearing Houses as guarantors of contract performance, acting as central counterparty in every transaction administering all post-trade activity; including delivery and settlement.

In the third video of his series, Abdulla explains why a clearing House is crucial to the smooth functioning of business on the exchange. He discusses the role of Clearing Houses as guarantors of contract performance, acting as central counterparty in every transaction administering all post-trade activity; including delivery and settlement.

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Clearing Houses

5 mins 14 secs

Overview

Clearing Houses provide a crucial role in the functioning of derivatives (and stock) exchanges.

Key learning objectives:

  • The purpose and role of Clearing Houses

  • The tools that Clearing Houses deploy in order ensure contractual obligations will be fulfilled.

  • Basic operation of the margining system.

  • What happens in the event of an Exchange Member defaulting on its obligations.

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Abdulla Javeri

Abdulla Javeri

Abdulla’s career in the financial markets started in 1990 when he entered the trading floor of the London International Financial Futures Exchange, LIFFE, and qualified as a pit trader in equity and equity index options. In 1996, Abdulla became a trainer for regulatory qualifications and then for non-exam courses, primarily covering all major financial products.

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