Price category

Classification of securities prices determined on FWB® Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (the Frankfurt Stock Exchange).

Price categories provide information on the method used to determine prices in the Xetra® electronic trading system or on the floor.

There are eight different price categories:

In floor trading:

  • E = Opening price
  • K = Spot price for securities with a daily price determination by the market maker, typically by 12.00 p.m.
  • V = Variable trading in continuous listing, price determination is possible at all times

In Xetra® trading:

  • A = Auction (regular auction)
  • C = Continuous Trading
  • F = Final Auction
  • O = Opening Auction
  • V = Volatility Interruption Auction

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