Trading hours

Trading hours

Eurex Exchange operates in three trading phases: pre-trading, trading and post-trading. The post-trading phase is further split in several periods where different functions are available.

Clearing hours

The clearing hours of a product start at the beginning of the Pre-Trading Period and generally end at the end of the Post-Trading Period. In deviation from such provision, the clearing hours of all products which are continuously traded until 22:00 end at 22:30.

Trading hours at Eurex Exchange

The complete trading hours for all Eurex products can be found in Annex C in relation to Contract Specifications.

Trading phases

The trading day at Eurex Exchange typically runs from 07:30 to 22:00 CET. It consists of three phases: Pre-Trading, Trading and Post-Trading.

Trading hours statistics

Eurex offers trading hours in all time zones to support the increasing demand of Eurex clients for trading on a global market place.

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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