31 Jan 2019

Eurex Clearing

Total Return Futures: Implementation of maintenance fees for Total Return Futures on the EURO STOXX 50® Index (TESX)

As announced in Eurex Clearing circular 127/16, for open positions, Eurex Clearing will charge maintenance fees for Total Return Futures on STOXX® Indices. The maintenance fee shall be determined on a daily (calendar day) basis, it shall be calculated and reported once at the end of a calendar month. The calculation will be based on the daily end-of-day open positions (contracts long and short).

Effective 1 March 2019, the following measures of Eurex Clearing AG will apply:

- Implementation of the maintenance fees for Total Return Futures on STOXX® Indices

- Amendment of the maintenance fees applicable to M-account open positions in the Price List of Eurex Clearing AG to a daily fee of EUR 0.00100

Amendment of the existing Liquidity Provider scheme for EURO STOXX 50® Index Total Return Futures to incorporate maintenance fees within the definition of revenues eligible for revenue sharing for qualifying participants.

Please refer to Eurex circular 011/19 and the respective attachment “Product Specific Supplement to the Liquidity Provider Agreement for Total Return Futures on the EURO STOXX® 50 Index".

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