29 Oct 2014


Measures for options on iShares ETFs: Adjustment of contract specifications and Market Maker Obligations

The Management Board of Eurex Deutschlandand the Executive Board of Eurex Zürich AG have decided effective 3 November 2014 to adjust the contract specifications in options on iShares ETFs (product codes: EXS1, EUN2 and XMT) as well as the Market Maker Obligations in these products.

Fee incentives accompanying these measures will be outlined in a respective Eurex Clearing circular.

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