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Fixed income options

Fixed income options

Live webinar in cooperation with OptionsCity on our fixed income range and how to access it.

 
 

Options on European government bonds

Fixed income options are listed at Eurex Exchange as options on fixed income futures and generally available as call or put, giving the buyer the right to buy or sell the underlying at the strike price in question.

For your hedging and strategy trading

The contracts are available with a maximum time to expiry of six months and listed as American-style options that can be exercised at any time and settle into long or short positions in the underlying fixed income futures.

Hedge your exposure to European government bondsEnhance returns with option based strategiesUtilize implied volatility
  • Protect bond portfolios against price risks
  • Hedge risks from government bond issuances
  • Covered call writing on bond and futures portfolios
  • Express market views on fixed income futures and cash bond markets with calls, puts and directional spreads
  • Explore spreads between euro and dollar government bond yield curves with inter-product spread trading
  • Systematic short volatility trading strategies can improve returns in times of range bound underlying prices, for example around a core portfolio of bonds and futures
  • Volatility sensitive strategies such as butterflies and condors are well suited to pinpoint price developments in government bond markets

Discover all interest rate products available at Eurex Exchange - the home of the euro yield curve.

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Strategy trading supported by Eurex

Strategy trading (called Complex Instruments in the GUI) is a trading functionality that enables you to create an individual combination of Butterflies, Condors, Straddles etc. and to announce it to the entire market.

Get ready for Eurex Clearing Prisma

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Vassily Pascalis

London Representative Office
Sales

11 Westferry Circus, 2nd Floor, Canary Wharf
London E14 4HE

T +44-20-78 62-72 11

Rex Jones

Eurex Frankfurt AG
Global Product Research and Development

Mergenthalerallee 61
65760 Eschborn

T +49-69-211-1 78 06

 

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