Trading charity on Saint Nicholas Day at Börse Frankfurt
Deutsche Börse and the specialists on the trading floor are donating their fees earned on 6 December to charities, helping children with cancer and supporting tumour patients
Investors trading equities, bonds, funds, ETFs and further exchange traded products on Börse Frankfurt on this day will automatically be helping both organisations. The specialists are donating their trading fees to the "Frankfurter Förderverein zur Bekämpfung von Tumorerkrankungen (FFBT) e. V.", which provides aids for treatments and support of the region's cancer patients. Deutsche Börse will donate its trading proceeds to the "Hilfe für krebskranke Kinder Frankfurt e.V.", which works to improve the conditions of young patients and their families in inpatient and outpatient areas of the children's cancer clinic in Frankfurt.
Hauke Stars, Deutsche Börse Executive Board member, commented, "We are pleased to join forces with the specialists to support two Frankfurt organisations that provide aid to people in very distressing situations in life and offer them day-to-day support. At the same time, we would like to recognise the work of the many volunteers with our donation - neither organisation would be able to fulfil its mission without them."
The funds raised will be presented to the two charities at 9.00 a.m. 15 December on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange trading floor.
About the floor specialistsThe specialists at Börse Frankfurt support securities trading by managing the order books for individual securities. They inform the market of current price levels by publishing continuous trading spreads. The specialists also ensure that all securities are tradable at any time, by providing additional liquidity, which results in higher trading quality. The following companies act as specialists: Baader Bank AG, Bankhaus Scheich Wertpapierspezialist AG, equinet Bank AG, Hellwig Wertpapierhandelsbank GmbH, ICF BANK AG, mwb fairtrade Wertpapierhandelsbank AG, ODDO SEYDLER BANK AG, Renell Wertpapierhandelsbank AG, Steubing AG, Tradegate AG Wertpapierhandelsbank and Walter Ludwig Wertpapierhandels GmbH.
30, November 2017. © Deutsche Börse