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Extension of trading hours for selected benchmark futures and MSCI futures

Release date: 14 May 2018 | Eurex Clearing

No. 044/18 Extension of trading hours for selected benchmark futures and MSCI futures

Eurex Deutschland plans to extend its trading and clearing hours (together: “extended service hours”) for selected Equity Index, Fixed Income, Volatility and MSCI futures into the Asian time zone in
December 2018.

The extended service hours will allow market participants to implement more precise hedging techniques, to run relative value/cross-market strategies and to act on market news or major events outside the European core trading hours.

All Trading Participants and Clearing Members can participate during the extended service hours via existing memberships and infrastructure.

For the purpose of liquidity provision during the extended trading hours, Eurex Deutschland plans to introduce an additional incentive programme for Liquidity Providers.

Following the initial Eurex circular 023/18 for Trading Participants published on 11 April 2018, this circular informs Clearing Members about key design elements, the products in scope, key operational requirements and expected operational support during the extended service hours.

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