Clearing & Settlement

Clearing & Settlement

Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (FWB®, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange), ensures the orderly processing of stock exchange transactions.

In agreement with the respective clearing house, FWB defines which FWB transactions shall be included in central clearing and which securities can be the subject of such transactions. Moreover, it supports order execution by both CCP and non-CCP processing.

Fulfilment of transactions concluded on FWB occurs through Clearstream Banking AG or through another central securities depository recognised in the FWB “Rules and Regulations”.

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The Central Counterparty (CCP) supports customers in managing transactions, risks and collateral.


Settlement of transactions executed on the Xetra® or Frankfurt Stock Exchange systems is carried out by Clearstream Banking AG.

Additional Information

Market Status




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Xetra newsboard

The market status window is an indication regarding the current technical availability of the trading system. It indicates whether news board messages regarding current technical issues of the trading system have been published or will be published shortly.

Please find further information about incident handling in the Emergency Playbook published on the Xetra webpage under Technology --> T7 trading architecture --> Emergency procedures. Detailed information about incident communication, market re-opening procedures and best practices for order and trade reconciliation can be found in the chapters 4.2, 4.3 and 4.5, respectively. Concrete information for the respective incident will be published during the incident via newsboard message

We strongly recommend not to take any decisions based on the indications in the market status window but to always check the production news board for comprehensive information on an incident.

Emergency procedures

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