The Börse Frankfurt, or Frankfurt Stock Exchange, is the largest of Germany’s stock exchanges in terms of volume and, along with its Xetra electronic marketplace, is operated by the Deutsche Börse AG. More than one million different securities are traded on this exchange. Trades are performed electronically via the Xetra trading system.
The DAX index, a list of 30 German companies which are listed on the exchange, is among the significant indexes in the global stock market. Contracts traded include stocks, bonds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), exchange traded products (ETPs), shares in investment funds, commodities, currency and certificates. More than 600 companies are listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
The DAX index tracks the performance of 30 key stocks listed on the exchange.
Trading hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. CET (UTC+1)
Settlement cycle: T+2