Titel: Xetra Trading

With Xetra® and Börse Frankfurt, Deutsche Börse Cash Market, which is a business division of Deutsche Börse Group, operates two of the largest cash markets in Europe. 

Xetra is the reference market  for exchange trading in German shares and also the European market leader in exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

The price fixing on Xetra is conducted according to clearly defined and transparent rules. Trading participants who decide to trade through Xetra profit from highest liquidity and the fair prices of a major market place. Xetra is a truly international trading venue which shows in the structure of trading particpants. From the about 150 trading participants around 50 percent are located outside of Germany. In particular, institutional investors value the transparency and speed that Xetra provides, while still keeping trading costs low – but so do private investors.

At Börse Frankfurt (FWB®, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange), private investors can buy and sell about 1.5 million securities of German and international issuers – more than at any other trading place in the world. Specialists on the trading floor attend to the trading of the securities. They ensure the immediate execution of orders and guarantee the best possible price.

In addition to information such as the trading model  on this page, private investors can use the investor portal of Deutsche Börse at There they find comprehensive information on securities such as price and master data, current news and background knowledge for beginners.

Delayed quotes May 24, 2024, 5:50:00 PM

Scale 30+2.511,031.02

Trading times

9:00 a.m. Start of trading
5:30 p.m. End of trading
8:00 a.m. Start of trading
10:00 p.m. End of trading
Börse Frankfurt

Structured products

8:00 a.m. Start of trading
10:00 p.m. End of trading


8:00 a.m. Start of trading
5:30 p.m. End of trading

Market Status




Parts of the trading system are currently experiencing technical issues

The trading system is currently experiencing technical issues

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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