Cboe Europe Derivatives to launch new equity index products

AMSTERDAM and LONDON, April 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), a leading provider of global market infrastructure and tradable products, today announced the planned launch of new stock index futures and options products to be traded on Cboe Europe Derivatives (CEDX), its amsterdamequity derivatives exchange.

Futures and options will be launched on four other Cboe Europe single country benchmarks: Cboe Italy 40, Cboe Norway 25, Cboe Spain 35 and Cboe Sweden 30. These eight new products are expected to be available for trading on CEDX from Wednesday, April 27, with clearing provided by EuroCCP, Cboe’s pan-European clearinghouse.

The addition of these products brings the total number of products available for trading on CEDX to 20, adding to the 12 products made available at the launch last September, comprising futures and options on six Cboe Europe indices: Cboe Eurozone 50, Cboe France 40, Cboe Germany 40, Cboe Netherlands 25, Cboe Switzerland 20 and Cboe UK 100. Full contract specifications are available at http://www.cboe.com/europe/derivatives/products.

Ade Cordell, President of Cboe Netherlands, said, “We are extremely pleased with the progress CEDX has made since launch, with strong levels of customer engagement and solid month-over-month volume growth. The launch of this second product phase expands our range of equity index products to cover other key European markets, providing clients with a tool to effectively manage their exposures to European indices through a single marketplace We are excited to continue working with our customers to grow this market and add more products over time.”

Cécile Nagel, President of EuroCCP, said: “We are delighted to support the expansion of CEDX by providing clearing services for these new products. We believe clients are already seeing the benefits of this pan-European equity index marketplace through the ability to trade and clear products from anywhere. Europe through a single stock exchange and clearinghouse. We look forward to continuing to support CEDX as it grows.”

About CEDX
CEDX is a new pan-European derivatives marketplace that enables participants to access a dynamic equity derivatives market through a single point of access, creating efficiencies in trading and clearing. CEDX offers futures and options trading based on the main Cboe Europe indices. These indices, which are all calculated using Cboe market data, are transparently designed and managed under the same set of rules and behave very closely to comparable benchmark indices. CEDX is part of Cboe Netherlands, Cboe’s amsterdam(Cboe Europe BV), with clearing provided by EuroCCP, Cboe’s pan-European clearinghouse.

Additional information about CEDX is available at CBO website.

About Cboe Global Markets, Inc.

Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE), a leading provider of market infrastructure and tradable products, provides industry-leading trading, clearing and investment solutions to market participants worldwide. The company is committed to tapping into an inclusive and trusted global marketplace, delivering industry-leading products, technologies and data solutions that enable participants to define a sustainable financial future. Cboe provides trading solutions and products across multiple asset classes, including equities, derivatives and FX, in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. To learn more, visit www.cboe.com.

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Mary I. Bruner