Stock Market Overview

The Frankfurt Stock Exchange is the world’s 13th largest stock exchange by market capitalisation. With 90 per cent of its turnover generated in Germany, namely at the two trading venues Xetra and Börse Frankfurt, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is the largest of the seven regional securities exchanges in Germany. The trading indices are DAX, DAXplus, and EuroStoxx 50. The DAX is a blue chip stock market index consisting of the 30 major German companies trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Some of the largest and most well-known listed stocks are Adidas Group (ADS), BMW (BMW), Deutsche Bank (DBK), Siemens (SIE) and Volkswagen Group (VOW3).

Brokerage Fees

Online Trading Offline Trading
Europe & Middle East % Minimum % Minimum
Germany (FWB) 0.30% EUR €50.00 0.65% EUR €85.00

Note: Commission is inclusive of GST and exchange fees are exclusive of GST, and may be subject to change without prior notice. Share Trading Fees outlined are for execution only, fees for advisory services may differ and should be discussed with your Private Client Adviser. Custodian charges may apply.

All accounts are prepaid in order to enjoy low online brokerage fees.

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Trading Hours

Australia Time AEST 06:00pm – 02:30am
Germany Time 09:00am – 05:30pm


Settlement Cycle T+2 Market Days
Settlement Currency AUD
Order Amalgamation Yes