Bonds, Haircuts and Margin

Discussion in 'Trading' started by SitrusTrader, Jan 10, 2006.

  1. I know that in a retail account if you buy a T-Bill instead of cash, the clearing firm treats it as 90 - 95% as colleteral for intraday positions on equity.
    Does anyone know if you can use AAA corp bonds for this? What is the haircut on those?