Order book trading

Order book trading

The core element of the Eurex market model is the central limit order book, into which all orders and quotes are entered during the trading day.

Matching principle

Matching is the procedure of finding pairs or groups of orders that are executed against each other. Read more...

Strategy trading

Complex instruments are an extended combination trading functionality enabling market participants to create an individual combination of single leg instruments.

Order types

T7 supports various order types like pure market orders, limit orders, stop orders, immediate-or-cancel orders, non-display orders, among others.

Order handling

Members can select whether their orders will be backed up in the event of a system failure using persistent orders. Furthermore members can decide if their orders contain clearing information or not.

Account structure

Eurex provides several position accounts where a transaction may be kept until it is closed out.

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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