13 Mar 2017

Eurex Exchange

EURO STOXX 50® Index Total Return Futures (TESX): Tradability for U.S. Participants

As of 13 March 2017, Eurex Participants and investors domiciled in the U.S. will have the following additional product available for trading:

  • EURO STOXX 50® Index Total Return Futures (TESX)

The Division of Market Oversight of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved the certification request by Eurex Deutschland for its EURO STOXX 50® Index Total Return Futures (TESX).

Pursuant to Eurex Deutschland’s registration with the CFTC as a foreign board of trade, EURO STOXX 50® Index Total Return Futures can be offered to U.S. persons via Eurex terminals with direct access in the U.S. or sold to these persons.

The respective new Product Assignment Group is XACFQE (before: XNCFQE).

For traders currently authorized to trade the product TESX, the new Product Assignment Group must be assigned. This is the case for all Trading Authorizations and Transaction Size Limits.

Please note that despite the assignment of the product TESX to the new Product Assignment Group, the Multicast addresses for data distribution will remain unchanged. Port numbers, however, will change as follows:

  • Snapshot messages: Change from 59032 to 59000
  • Incremental messages: Change from 59033 to 59001

Market Status

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