03 Jul 2024


Equity Index Derivatives: TecDAX® Futures: Upcoming transition from non-narrow-based to narrow-based and withdrawal of U.S. direct access tradability

Eurex Circular 066/24 Equity Index Derivatives: TecDAX® Futures: Upcoming transition from non-narrow-based to narrow-based and withdrawal of U.S. direct access tradability

1. Introduction 

With effect from 15 July 2024, U.S. direct access tradability of the following product will be withdrawn for U.S. Eurex Participants:

Product name

Product ID


Previous Capacity Group

New Capacity Group

TecDAX® Futures




Cash EUR

2. Required action

All Trading Participants that have open positions in TecDAX® Futures must comply with applicable Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regulation once these Futures contracts transition to Foreign Security Futures Products (FSFPs). 

3. Details of the initiative 

The above TecDAX® Futures will transition from non-narrow-based security index futures to narrow-based security index futures effective at the close of trading of 23 August 2024. Accordingly, the CFTC will be withdrawing its non-narrow-based certification for the contracts at this upcoming date.

After the close of trading on 23 August 2024, TecDAX® Futures contracts will be security futures and must therefore be traded in accordance with both the U.S. securities and commodity futures laws.

Eurex Exchange notes that, in order to ensure compliance, its 15 July 2024 withdrawal of direct access tradability for U.S. Eurex Participants is in advance of the official date of the TecDAX® Index’s transition to a narrow-based security index.

All Trading Participants are reminded that all trading of eligible FSFPs for U.S. accounts must comply with the 2009 SEC Order, the Commodity Exchange Act, and the terms of Eurex Circular 105/21.

The multicast addresses for data distribution remain unchanged. However, the following changes have been made for the port numbers:

  • Snapshot messages: Port change from 59000 to 59032
  • Incremental messages: Port change from 59001 to 59033

The corresponding new "capacity group" for TecDAX® Futures is "Cash EUR" (previously: "Cash EUR - CFTC").

Further information


All Trading Participants of Eurex Deutschland and Vendors

Target groups:

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

Related circular: 

Eurex Circular 105/21

Contact: or Rachna Mathur:
Equity and Index Sales America, tel. +1 212 309 93 08


Authorized by:

Randolf Roth

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