Global benchmarks. All time zones. Seize the opportunities.
Trading hours

Discover unlimited trading opportunities in all time zones.

Eurex's trading hours coverage creates more flexibility for market participants to access the global benchmark products and response to the market conditions in all time zones.

The Volumes peak was between 03:00 a.m. to 07:00 a.m. CET in April 2024.

Quarterly Traded Volume - Eurex Asian Hours (thousands)

Accumulated Hourly Traded Volume by Product (thousands)

Eurex’s STOXX® derivatives – The building blocks of Europe

In this whitepaper, we explore the fundamentals of the EURO STOXX 50®, STOXX® Europe 600 and EURO STOXX® Bank indexes, as well as how trading strategies on the three have historically performed.
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Webcast replay: Unlocking Opportunities Trading European Markets during Asian hours

In this webcast Eurex collaborated with Market Strategist Russell Rhoads to develop a research paper on how investors could apply various trading strategies to European benchmark futures such as the EURO STOXX 50® Index, EURO STOXX® Banks Index and STOXX® Europe 600 Index Futures in the different time zones.
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Acuiti interview series: Expanding reach

An interview with Xian Han Seah at Theme International Trading
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Acuiti interview series: Positioning for macro shifts

An interview with Olivier d’Assier, Head of Applied Research, APAC at SimCorp
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Key Benefits

  • Trade select liquid futures during the Asia, Europe and the U.S. time zones
    Eurex's trading hours create trading and hedging opportunities for global market participants
    01:00 CET - 08:00 CET  (Asian hours)
    08:00 CET - 17:30 CET (European hours)
    17:30 CET - 22:00 CET (U.S. hours)
  • Spread trading opportunities
    Euro-Bund vs JGB
    Euro-Bund / Euro-Schatz vs ASX 10s and ASX 3s
    and more
  • Exchange-traded benefits
    Important exchange-based trading, clearing and risk management functionalities help to reduce counterparty risks and increase margin efficiencies

Trading Hours

Scheme on Eurex trading hours for select liquid futures as of December 2018

The trading system T7 is available daily from Monday to Friday at 1.00 a.m. CET (2.00 a.m. CEST). The markets will close at 22.00 CET, and the Eurex Clearing C7 is available through 22.30 CET.


Educational video series

Video 1: What is the EURO STOXX 50 index?

Video 2: How do Euro STOXX 50 futures work?

Educational video series

Video 3: When can I trade EURO STOXX 50?

Video 4: Micro vs. regular EURO STOXX 50 Futures