Press Release

MEFF extends trading in IBEX 35 and Mini IBEX futures by an hour

In line with other European markets

23 January, 2017


Starting today, MEFF, BME’s Derivatives Market, extends by an hour the trading of IBEX 35 and Mini IBEX Future contracts. Trading then starts at 8:00 with a 5-minute auction from 7:55 h to 8:00 h (the opening auction will feature an additional random period of up to 30 seconds). MEFF’s initiative is in line with other European markets, whose Future contracts on indices are traded from 8:00 hrs.


Based on the new trading hours, the market session schedule will be as follows:


Opening Auction Period *


IBEX 35 and Mini IBEX Futures        7:55 - 8:00 h

Bono 10 Future                                  7:55 - 8:00 h

Rest of products                                8:30 - 9:00 h


Trading Period


IBEX 35 and Mini IBEX Futures        8:00 - 20:00 h

Bono 10 Future                                  8:00 - 17:35 h                                                        

Rest of products                                9:00 - 17:35 h




(*)Opening Auction Period will have an additional random period of up to 30 seconds.


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