why this is no PAI (price alignment interest) on a future contact like cleared swaps have? Am I right that you may get interest from your margin account, but you do not need to pay the interest back to your counter party.


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This blog post might help:


Futures are settled daily, and thus considered "maturued" on each trading day. Hence, no PAI needs to be paid.


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