18 Dec 2017


Trading calendar: Adjustment for 21 May 2018 (Whit Monday)

The Exchange Council of the Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (FWB®, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange) decided that no trading will take place at FWB® on 21 May 2018 (Whit Monday). The Management Board of the FWB® followed this decision.

Accordingly, the Management Board of Eurex Deutschland and the Executive Board of Eurex Zürich AG likewise decided to suspend trading on those days for the following products:

  • German equity options (Group IDs DE11, DE12, DE13 and DE14),
  • German Single Stock Futures (Group ID DE01),
  • Index options of the DAX® family, i.e. DAX® (ODAX, ODX1, ODX2, ODX4 and ODX5), MDAX® (O2MX), TecDAX® (OTDX) and DivDAX® (ODIV),
  • Index Futures of the DAX® family, i.e. DAX® (FDAX), Mini-DAX® (FDXM), MDAX® (F2MX), TecDAX® (FTDX) and DivDAX® (FDIV),
  • ETF- and ETC derivatives which are based on Xetra® listings.

In all other products, trading will take place as usual on that day.

For further information regarding the holiday regulations at the Eurex Exchanges for the year 2018, please refer to the Eurex website under the following link:

Trading > Trading calendar > Holiday regulations

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