margin call

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Noun1.margin call - a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirementmargin call - a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
demand - an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing"
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It will provide straight-through processing to the settlement of margin obligations, as the industry prepares for pending global derivatives regulations projected to create an increase in margin calls and operational complexity.
Margin calls occur when your account value falls to a value calculated by the broker.
Every time the stock market goes down, you have more margin calls so there's a domino effect.
In the High Court, a judge ruled that Deutsche Bank was not in breach of contract and that Sebastian Holdings would have to pay the financial [pounds sterling]146m (E174m, $235m) in compensation for unpaid margin calls from 2008 to the group.
Now, many UBS clients have been forced to liquidate hundreds of millions of dollars in holdings in these funds after incurring margin calls.
There would be a default on Treasury securities, which would cause margin calls.
They also have the security of knowing they will not have to pay margin calls to brokers.
3% yesterday, approaching the alert line of 140% for triggering margin calls.
The operations of the company are in order and no margin calls have been triggered against the stock," it said in a statement.
Given the growth and complexity of the derivatives collateral management process, it is imperative we provide clients with a clear, real-time window into reviewing and approving their collateral agreements, margin calls and settlements.
Prime Minister Essam Sharaf on Sunday approved changing rules to the country's Capital Markets Law to ease margin calls by brokerages, to limit volatility when the bourse opens.
Ashley, FX dealer Margin calls "Hopefully you won't encounter these, but it is your responsibility to monitor your positions, so never leave it to a spread betting firm to liquidate your position.