Global CCP Fire Drill: Simulation of a Crisis Scenario

Watch Thomas Laux, former Chief Risk Officer, Eurex Clearing share his thoughts on the first global Central Counterparty (CCP) fire drill. Conducted on a regular basis, fire drills are a crucial exercise for members and CCPs alike. Learn more about the set-up of this fire drill, the various measures taken and the key features of a successful default management process (DMP).

Market Status


The market status window is an indication regarding the current technical availability of the trading system. It indicates whether news board messages regarding current technical issues of the trading system have been published or will be published shortly.

Please find further information about incident handling in the Emergency Playbook published on the Eurex webpage under Support --> Emergencies and safeguards. Detailed information about incident communication, market re-opening procedures and best practices for order and trade reconciliation can be found in the chapters 4.2, 4.3 and 4.5, respectively. Concrete information for the respective incident will be published during the incident via newsboard message. 

We strongly recommend not to take any decisions based on the indications in the market status window but to always check the production news board for comprehensive information on an incident.

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