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Eurex/KRX Link

Eurex/KRX Link

Since August 30, 2010, the Eurex/KRX Link is giving Eurex Members direct access to KOSPI 200 Options, one of the most heavily traded options contract in the world, after Korean trading hours.

In cooperation with the Korea Exchange Inc. (KRX), Eurex has listed daily futures on the KOSPI 200 Options (Eurex KOSPI Product) to provide market participants trading and hedging opportunities for KOSPI 200 positions during core European and North American trading hours. The extension of trading hours and access to the KOSPI 200 Options through the Eurex platform aims at further increasing the liquidity of this contract.

KRX is the main operator of cash and derivatives market in Korea. As a leading derivatives exchange in Asia, KRX offers diverse product groups including equities, equity index, interest rate, foreign currency and commodities. KOSPI 200 Options are the most liquid exchange-traded derivatives product in the world in terms of trading volume with a daily average of approximately 2.5 million contracts.

With the introduction of Eurex Mini KOSPI Futures on 28 November 2016, we will extend the product offering on the Eurex/KRX Link, making both KOSPI 200 Options and Mini KOSPI 200 Futures available on the Eurex platform.