Euronext launches equity options on Euronext
Euronext sounds the gong to mark the launch of equity options on Euronext.
The trading in equity options on Euronext N.V. shares will start on the Amsterdam derivatives market as of Thursday 28th August.The new options will be listed in the Spotlight Options section, Euronext’s special segment dedicated to the development of new option classes requested by market participants. Spotlight Options give visibility to underlying assets such as newly listed stocks, SME’s and/or assets with notable market events or activity. Through a unique combination of Liquidity Provider support and dedicated promotion by Sponsoring Brokers, underlying assets are put in the spotlight with short-term maturities options of one, two and three months.
The options are being listed in the Amsterdam Spotlight options segment following the successful IPO of Euronext N.V. on 20th June. The American-style options (ticker symbol: ENX) will expire on the third Friday of the contract month and will have initial maturities of one, two and three months. Each option will represent 100 shares in Euronext and these options will be cleared via LCH.Clearnet SA. The liquidity in the Euronext options will be supported by Susquehanna International Securities Limited. Head of Financial Derivatives at Euronext, Adam Rose, sounds the gong.
For more information: https://www.euronext.com/en