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FX Options: Extension of trading hours

Release date: 28 Jun 2018 | Eurex Exchange

No. 049/2018 FX Options: Extension of trading hours

FX trading takes place around the clock all over the world, starting on Monday morning New Zealand time and closing Friday afternoon New York time. Following the introduction of extended trading and clearing hours (23 hours) for FX Futures in February 2017, the Management Board of Eurex Deutschland decided to extend also trading of FX Options to 23 hours with effect from 2 July 2018.

Trading of FX Options on the T7 platform will be discontinued on 29 June 2018. All open orders will be deleted after close of trading on that business day. FX Options will be available for 23-hour trading in the T7/FX environment as of 2 July 2018.

This circular contains the most important details, the timeline for the extension of the trading and clearing hours, and the changed contract specifications for FX Options.

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