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Strong October for Eurex Exchange: 83 percent increase in European equity index derivatives

Release date: 02 Nov 2018 | Eurex Exchange, Eurex Clearing

Strong October for Eurex Exchange: 83 percent increase in European equity index derivatives

In October, Eurex, Europe’s largest derivatives exchange and part of Deutsche Börse Group, has again seen very strong demand for its products. European equity index derivatives increased by 83 percent to 96.2 million traded contracts from 52.2 million in October 2017. Demand was also particularly high for European equity derivatives (+58 percent) with 28.4 million traded contracts (19.2 million in October 2017).

The European Energy Exchange (EEX), the leading energy exchange in Europe, also saw significantly increases in trading volumes in power and emissions. In October 2018, volumes on EEX Group’s power derivatives markets increased by 48 percent to 515.1 TWh (347.3 TWh in October 2017).

Eurex Repo, the leading provider for international financing in the secured money market business (repo and securities lending), saw an overall year-to-date increase of 30.8 percent in average outstanding volume in the Repo market in comparison to the same period in 2017.


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