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09/15/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/15/2021 07:32

085/2021: Equity index derivatives: Tradability of Mini-MDAX® Index Futures for Participants in the U.S.

Equity index derivatives: Tradability of Mini-MDAX® Index Futures for Participants in the U.S.

Eurex Circular 085/21 Equity index derivatives: Tradability of Mini-MDAX® Index Futures for Participants in the U.S.

1. Introduction

With effect from 20 September 2021, futures on the Mini-MDAX® Index (FSMX) will be activated for tradability in the U.S.

2. Required action

There is no action required for participation in trading in these products.

3. Details

Eurex Deutschland has submitted an application for certification to the 'Division of Market Oversight' of the 'Commodities Futures Trading Commission' (CFTC) to offer trading of Mini-MDAX® Index Futures in the U.S. The CFTC has certified these contracts so that this product can be made available for trading in the U.S. as of 20 September 2021.

The corresponding 'capacity group' for the products is 'CASH/PHYSICAL EUR - CFTC'.

According to the Eurex Deutschland's registration as a 'Foreign Board of Trade', the Mini-MDAX® Index Futures can be offered or sold to persons in the U.S. via Eurex terminals with direct access in the U.S.

Please find below a table with the vendor codes from Bloomberg and Refinitiv for all Micro Futures contracts:

Mini-Futures on

Bloomberg

Refinitiv

MDAX® (FSMX)

MFLA Index

FSMX


Further information

Recipients:

All Trading Participants of Eurex Deutschland and Vendors

Target groups:

Front Office/Trading, Middle + Backoffice, IT/System Administration,
Auditing/Security Coordination

Contact:

[email protected]

Web:

www.eurex.com

Authorized by:

Randolf Roth