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Cash market asset classes

Cash market asset classesShares, ETFs and Co.

Deutsche Börse Group offers a wide variety of asset classes on its various cash markets.


A security that represents a unit of ownership in a company. Deutsche Börse Group has three trading venues that offer on-exchange equity (share/stock) trading.


Xetra® is the reference market for exchange trading in German shares. No other exchange in the world achieves greater turnover at fairer market prices in these securities. More than 90 per cent of all share trading at all German exchanges is transacted through Xetra. With regard to DAX® listings, Xetra even has over 60 per cent market share throughout Europe. In total, around 1.200 shares, are tradable on Xetra.

Börse Frankfurt

At Börse Frankfurt (Frankfurt Stock Exchange), investors can buy and sell more than 1.6 million securities of German and international issuers, more than at any other trading place in the world. These securities include around 13,500 shares.


The Tradegate Exchange is a securities exchange geared to the needs of private investors. More than 6,000 national and international equities from Germany, Europe, Asia and the US are tradable. Tradegate concentrates on trading in large, small and mid-caps from leading German and international indices, e.g. DAX®, CAC 40®, STOXX® Europe 50 and DJI®.