STOXX Europe 600 Sector Indexes

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As of January 8, 2008, Eurex lists futures and options on 18 STOXX Europe sectors. Although the underlying indexes are different, the contract specifications for all Stoxx Europe 600 Sector Index futures and options are the same.

The 18 STOXX Europe 600 Sector Indexes are:

  • STOXX Europe 600 Automobiles & Parts Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Banks Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Basic Resources Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Chemicals Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Construction & Materials Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Financial Services Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Food & Beverage Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Health Care Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Industrial Goods & Services Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Insurance Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Media Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Oil & Gas Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Personal & Household Goods Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Retail Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Technology Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Telecommunications Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Travel & Leisure Futures and Options
  • STOXX Europe 600 Utilities Futures and Options



STOXX Europe 600 Sector Index futures
Exchange Eurex
Settlement Cash settled
Contract Size €50 multiplied by the value of the index
Pricing Unit €50
Tick Value €5!-- Dollar (or other currency) amount of trading tick -->
Contract Months Up to 9 months: The three nearest quarterly months of the March, June, September and December cycle.
Last Trading Day Last Trading Day is the Final Settlement Day, which is the third Friday of each maturity month if this is an exchange day; otherwise the exchange day immediately preceding that day. Close of trading in the maturing futures on the Last Trading Day is at the Beginning of the Xetra® intraday auction starting at 12:00 CET.
Note: This contract is electronic ONLY -- no open outcry
  No Open Outcry Electronic
Trading Hours N/A 7:50 am CET to 22:00 (10:00 pm) CET, except on last trading day, when trading ends at 12:30 pm CET (Eurex operates in three trading phases: pre-trading, trading and post-trading. The post-trading phase is further split in several periods where different functions are available. Pre-trading begins at 7:30 am CET, and post-trading ends at 22:30 (10:30 pm) CET, except on the last trading day, when trading ends at 12:00 CET)
Ticker Symbol N/A N/A
Price Limits N/A N/A
 
STOXX Europe 600 Sector Index options
Trade Unit €50 multiplied by the value of the index
Point Value €50 (The Price Quotation is in points with one decimal place. The Minimum Price Change is 0.1 points.)
Tick Value €5 (0.1)
Option Months Up to 24 months: The three nearest successive calendar months, the three following quarterly months of the March, June, September and December cycle thereafter, and the two following semi-annual months of the June and December cycle thereafter.
Strike Prices Every 5 index points when a contract has three months or less before expiry. Every 10 points when a contract has between three and 12 months before expiry, and every 20 points when a contract has between 12 and 24 months before expiry.
Exercise Style European-style (An option can only be exercised on the Final Settlement Day of the respective option series until the end of the Post-Trading Full Period (21:00 CET).
  No Open Outcry Electronic
Trading Hours N/A Same as futures
Ticker Symbol N/A OESX
Price Limits N/A N/A

Notes

STOXX Europe 600 Sectors Futures Home Page at Eurex: http://www.eurexchange.com/trading/products/IDX/STX/SIF/products_en.html

STOXX Europe 600 Sectors Options Home Page at Eurex: http://www.eurexchange.com/trading/products/IDX/STX/SIO/OSTB_en.html }}

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