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Trading phases

Trading phases

The trading day at Eurex typically runs from 07:30 to 22:00 CET. It consists of three phases:

  • Pre-Trading
  • Trading
  • Post-Trading.

All products are subject to these periods, although product-specific schedules apply for each period - for instance, due to different conventions in the underlying market.

Pre-trading

The pre-trading period begins at 07:30 CET, and allows participants to prepare for the opening of trading. Quotes and orders can be entered, changed or deleted, and participants can make data inquiries, but no inside market (the best bid and ask prices, as well as their respective aggregated bid and offer sizes) information is available. Entering futures combination quotes, as well as quotes and orders for option strategies and option volatility strategies is not permitted during this time.

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Production newsboard

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.

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.

An instant update of the Market Status requires an enabled up-to date Java™ version within the browser.