15 Oct 2020

Eurex Exchange

Equity Derivatives: Introduction of Single Stock Futures and equity options

Eurex Circular 079/20 Equity Derivatives: Introduction of Single Stock Futures and equity options


1. Introduction

The Management Board of Eurex Deutschland took the following decisions with effect from 26 October 2020:

  • Introduction of six  Single Stock Futures pursuant to Annex A of the Attachment 2, 
  • Introduction of 20 standard equity options and three European style equity options pursuant to Annex B of Attachment 2,
  • Activate remaining Single Stock Futures on Eurex EnLight.

This circular contains all information on the introduction of the new products and the updated sections of the relevant Rules and Regulations of Eurex Deutschland.

Production start: 26 October 2020

2. Required action

There is no action required.

3. Details

Please refer to Attachment 1 for the products.

A.  Contract specifications and product parameters

In general, contract specifications for the new Single Stock Futures and equity options products are in line with the existing contracts with the relevant Eurex group ID, also in terms of trading hours and trading calendar, last trading day, settlement and determination of the daily and final settlement prices. For the detailed contract specifications please see Attachment 2.

The full version of the updated Contract Specifications for Futures Contracts and Options Contracts at Eurex Deutschland will be published on the Eurex website www.eurex.com as of start of trading under:

Rules & Regs > Eurex Rules & Regulations > Contract Specifications

B. Admission to the Eurex T7 Entry Services (TES)

The new products will be admitted to the Eurex T7 Entry Services (TES). You can find the minimum block trade sizes on product level in the attached Contract Specifications.

An overview of the Eurex T7 Entry Services available for the products as well as detailed information on single product basis with regard to availability, possibility of utilisation and minimum entry size for the various Eurex T7 Entry Services is available on the Eurex website under the link:  

Data > Trading files > T7 Entry Service parameters

C. Risk parameters

As of start of trading, risk parameters of the new products will be published on the Eurex website under the link: 

Data > Clearing files > Risk parameters and initial margins

and on the Eurex Clearing website www.eurex.com/ec-en/ under the following path:

Services > Risk parameters

You will also find an updated list with details regarding Prisma-eligible Eurex products under this path.

D. Excessive System Usage Fee and Order to Trade Ratio

The Excessive System Usage Fee and the Order to Trade Ratio for the new products are determined in line with the existing products (FSTK and OSTK). For detailed information, please refer to the Eurex website under the following links:

Markets > Equity > Equity Options and Markets > Equity > Single Stock Futures or

Rules & Regs > Excessive System Usage Fee or

Rules & Regs > Order to Trade Ratio.

E. Mistrade parameters and position limits

Mistrade ranges and position limits for the new products will be published as of start of trading on the Eurex website under the links:

Markets > Equity > Equity Options and Markets > Equity > Single Stock Futures and

Data > Trading files > Product parameter files.

F.  Transaction limits

The same values apply as for existing products with the relevant Eurex group ID. For details, please refer to the Eurex website under the link:

Rules & Regs > Excessive System Usage Fee.

G. Transaction fees

The same transaction fees apply as for the corresponding existing products.

H. Vendor codes

At start of trading, vendor codes for the new products will be published on the Eurex website under the link:

Markets > Product Overview > Vendor Codes.

I. Liquidity Provisioning

Please refer to attachment 1 for the Liquidity Provisioning.

Attachments:

  1. Details regarding the new products and Liquidity Provisioning
  2. Updated sections of the Contract Specifications for Futures Contracts and Options Contracts at Eurex Deutschland
  3. Product Specific Supplement for Equity Options and Selected Equity Index Options
  4. Product Specific Supplement for Single Stock Futures


Further information

Recipients:

All Trading Participants of Eurex Deutschland and Vendors

Target groups:

Front Office/Trading, Middle + Backoffice, IT/System Administration, Auditing/Security Coordination

Contact:

client.services@eurex.com

Web:

www.eurex.com

Authorised by:

Randolf Roth


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