This year, Friday, 29 December 2023 will be the last exchange trading day at Eurex Exchange. This is also the last day of the year on which exercises can be done.
2. Required action
Trading Participants should consider that trading on 22 December 2023 and on 29 December 2023 will close earlier than usual in specific products.
A. Products whose underlyings are traded on Xetra® and on the Vienna Stock Exchange
On Xetra® and on the Vienna Stock Exchange, there will be shortened trading hours on 29 December 2023.
On Eurex Exchange, continuous trading in selected derivatives on products traded on Xetra® and on the Vienna Stock Exchange will also end earlier than usual. Products not affected by this are e.g. German index futures (e.g. the product FDAX). The reference time for the calculation of the daily settlement prices for German index products will be 14:00 CET, for Austrian index products it will be 14:15 CET. Please note that the time for the final settlement price for DAX EoD options (ODAP) will also be at 14:00 CET instead of 17:30 CET. The final settlement price is based on the closing price of the DAX® Index.
B. Products whose underlyings are traded on LSE and on ISE
Both LSE and ISE will have shortened trading hours on 22 December 2023 and on 29 December 2023.
On Eurex Exchange, continuous trading in selected derivatives on products traded on LSE and on ISE will also end earlier than usual. Products not affected by this are e.g. FTSE 100 index futures (e.g. the product FTUK). The reference time for the calculation of the daily settlement prices for FTSE 100 index products will be 13:30 CET.
The changes under A. and B. will have no effect on the times of the Eurex T7 Entry Services (TES), the end of the post-trading phase or the start of the end-of-day processing.
Please find attached an overview of the shortened trading hours at Eurex Exchange on 22 December 2023 and on 29 December 2023.
Please note: Products which are not listed in the attachment will have regular trading times on these days.
All Trading Participants of Eurex Deutschland and Vendors
Front Office/Trading, Middle + Backoffice, IT/System Administration, Auditing/Security Coordination
Derivatives Trading Operations, tel. +49-69-211-1 12 10
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