EUREX GETS PERMISSION FOR DIRECT MARKET ACCESS IN S. KOREA(ENG)

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News Release
Deutsche Boerse Group
18.02.13
Eurex receives permission to offer direct market access in South Korea 
Admission to Eurex Exchange for market participants in an additional key
Asian market is now possible 
Eurex Exchange, the international derivatives marketplace, announced today
that
it has received confirmation from the South Korean Financial Services
Commission (FSC) to offer its full suite of products in South Korea without 
objection. Eurex has already established a very successful cooperation with
the
Korea Exchange (KRX), the Eurex/KRX Link. The new possibility of a direct
membership will further enhance the Eurex/KRX cooperation and strengthen
the
ties between Korean and German financial markets. 
“We are very delighted by the Korean regulator’s decision to allow Eurex to 
offer direct access to market participants located in Korea. This is an
exciting opportunity to admit additional customers to our robust and
reliable
network and offer them direct access to our diverse, highly liquid futures
and
options product suite,” said Michael Peters, member of the Eurex Executive
Board. 
Financial institutions from South Korea now have direct access to the Eurex 
Exchange network and to the leading Eurex Exchange products including
benchmark
index futures based on indices like EURO STOXX 50®, DAX® and SMI®; Europe’s 
most important interest rate derivatives Bund, Bobl and Schatz as well as
directly participate in trading daily futures on KOSPI 200 Options at Eurex 
during Korean after-hours. 
Media Contact:
Heiner Seidel, phone: +49-69-2 11-1 15 00, e-mail:
heiner.seidel@eurexchange.com 
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