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EURO STOXX 50® Index Options (OESX): Introduction of intra-day non-disclosure limits

Release date: 12 Feb 2018 | Eurex Clearing

No. 018/18 EURO STOXX 50® Index Options (OESX): Introduction of intra-day non-disclosure limits

As announced in Eurex circular 012/18, Eurex Deutschland and Eurex Zürich AG (collectively: the Eurex Exchanges) have decided to introduce an intra-day non-disclosure limit for trades entered using the Eurex T7 Entry Service for Block Trades in EURO STOXX 50® Index Options (OESX).

When reaching or exceeding a threshold value of 25,000 contracts, bilateral Block Trades can, electively, not be disclosed intraday by Eurex Exchange’s T7. Trades using the Multilateral Trade Registration Service are not impacted and these transactions will continue to be displayed intra-day.

Non-disclosure of OTC Block Trades in EURO STOXX 50® Index Options (OESX) will come into effect on 26 February 2018.

Effective 4 June 2018, Eurex Clearing will introduce transaction fees for elective non-disclosed Block Trades for EURO STOXX 50® Index Options (OESX).

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