Swiss Options and Financial Futures Exchange

(redirected from SOFFEX)
Also found in: Acronyms.

Swiss Options and Financial Futures Exchange (SOFFEX)

The Swiss derivatives market with the first fully electronic trading system in the world, now called Eurex Zurich AG.

Swiss Options and Financial Futures Exchange

The first fully electronic exchange in the world. It became defunct in 1998 when it merged with Deutsche Terminborse to form Eurex.
References in periodicals archive ?
SOFFEX concluded an agreement with DTB in the summer of 1994, to include trading through direct electronic "access points" in Frankfurt and Zurich.
Combined with negotiations between SOFFEX and Austria's electronic Otob that started as early as February 1993, such a development could indeed rekindle FEX.
It should be noted, however, that DTB and SOFFEX embodied extremely expensive development efforts.