11 Nov 2016


EURO STOXX 50® Index Total Return Futures (TESX): Introduction of Designated Market-Making scheme, vendor product codes and mistrade parameters

The Management Board of Eurex Deutschland and the Executive Board of Eurex Zürich AG took the following decisions effective 2 December 2016:

- Introduction of a Designated Market-Making scheme for EURO STOXX 50® Index Total Return Futures until 31 December 2017
- Setting of mistrade parameters of 25.0 basis points in relation to EURO STOXX 50® Index Total Return Futures.

For details on this scheme, please refer to attachment 1. Participants who wish to register as Designated Market Makers for the adjusted and extended scheme are requested to fill in and return the application form in attachment 2.

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