With this circular, Eurex Clearing would like to draw attention to the changed trading hours on 22 December and 29 December 2023.
2. Required action
All Clearing Members, ISA Direct Clearing Members, FCM Clearing Members, Disclosed Direct Clients of Eurex Clearing and vendors must ensure that they are prepared to handle clearing-related business, including the assessment of reports and notifications on 22 and 29 December 2023, in accordance with the Clearing Conditions.
A. Derivatives trading and clearing of transactions concluded at Eurex Deutschland
The trading times (all times CET) for 22 and 29 December 2023 are as described in the tables in the Attachment.
All other products will have regular trading hours.
The trading hour changes will not affect Eurex Trade Entry Services (TES) hours, end of post-trading hours or the starting time of the batch.
The C7 Clearing System will be open and close for clearing of Transactions at the regular times. Exercises will be possible.
Cash clearing will take place on 22 December and 29 December 2023. All cash amounts will be settled on 22 December and 29 December 2023 at the regular times.
Contractual penalties (“Vertragsstrafen”) will apply in accordance with Chapter I Part 1 Number 14.2.2 of the Clearing Conditions of Eurex Clearing AG.
B. Clearing of Transactions concluded at Eurex Repo or Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (FWB®, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange)
The C7 Securities Clearing Service System for securities clearing will be available on 22 December and 29 December 2023 with the entire functionality. Buy-in auctions will be held as usual on these days.
For the Late Delivery Process, 22 December and 29 December 2023 will count for determination of the buy-in auction days and for calculation of the ESMA Late Delivery Fine, i.e., they will be considered as regular business days.
C. Clearing of OTC Transactions
EurexOTC clearing services for the clearing of Interest Rate Swaps are available on 22 December and 29 December 2023 with full functionality between 08:00 CET and 22:00 CET.
D. Risk management
Since the C7 Securities Clearing Service System for securities clearing and EurexOTC Clear Services are available with the full functionality, intraday Margin Calls may take place during the entire day on 22 December and 29 December 2023 and must be met by Clearing Members. Therefore, C7 Collateral Management Services (CMS) will be available as well.
Unless the context requires otherwise, terms used and not otherwise defined in this circular shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the Clearing Conditions or FCM Clearing Conditions, as applicable.
All Clearing Members, ISA Direct Clearing Members, FCM Clearing Members, Disclosed Direct Clients of Eurex Clearing AG and vendors
Front Office/Trading, Middle + Backoffice, IT/System Administration
Clearing Operations, tel. +49-69-211-1 12 50, firstname.lastname@example.org