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. With a share in turnover of more than 85 per cent, it is the largest of Germany’s seven stock exchanges.

Xetra is the reference market  for exchange trading in German shares and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). More than 90 per cent of all trading in shares at all German exchanges and about 30 per cent of trading in ETFs in Europe is transacted through Xetra.

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 200 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 1.6 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 quotesJan 19, 2018 5:45:00 PM

DAX +153.02 13,434.45
MDAX +246.45 27,455.24
TecDAX +19.45 2,703.04
SDAX +113.68 12,516.47

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