26 Apr 2019


Amendments to the Conditions for Trading and the Contract Specifications at Eurex Deutschland

With this circular, we would like to inform you about the following changes and topics:

1) Amendments to the Conditions for Trading

The Exchange Council of Eurex Deutschland has approved amendments to the Conditions for Trading at Eurex Deutschland on
28 March 2019. Among others, the rule changes in particular incorporate Eurex EnLight in a firmer way into the Eurex landscape, making it an on-exchange, off-book request for quote and execution mechanism. The envisaged launch date for Eurex EnLight is
2 May 2019.

2) Amendments to the Contract Specifications

The Management Board of Eurex Deutschland took the decision to adjust the Contract Specifications for Futures Contracts and Options Contracts at Eurex Deutschland (Contract Specifications) to reflect the respective changes to the Minimum Block Trade Sizes for Eurex EnLight and T7 Entry Service, as published in the Eurex circular 022/19.

The adjustments to the Contract Specifications, as displayed in the

Attachment, become effective on 2 May 2019.

Market Status


The market status window is an indication regarding the current technical availability of the trading system. It indicates whether news board messages regarding current technical issues of the trading system have been published or will be published shortly.

Please find further information about incident handling in the Emergency Playbook published on the Eurex webpage under Support --> Emergencies and safeguards. Detailed information about incident communication, market re-opening procedures and best practices for order and trade reconciliation can be found in the chapters 4.2, 4.3 and 4.5, respectively. Concrete information for the respective incident will be published during the incident via newsboard message. 

We strongly recommend not to take any decisions based on the indications in the market status window but to always check the production news board for comprehensive information on an incident.

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