Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Data Technical News #2019 - 17
REMINDER: OPRA Trade Message Code Updates on Options Market Data Feeds

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What you need to know:

REMINDER 10/30/2019: As previously announced, effective Monday, November 4, 2019, Nasdaq PHLX, Nasdaq Options Market, Nasdaq BX Options, Nasdaq ISE, Nasdaq GEMX, and Nasdaq MRX will begin supporting the OPRA industry initiative on introducing new OPRA trade message codes.

Publication of the new trade conditions will be activated on proprietary options market data feeds where applicable and publication will be consistent with the codes defined in the OPRA specifications found here.

Subscribers of proprietary market data feeds will have a FINAL opportunity to test the changes on the proprietary market data feeds on Saturday, November 2, 2019.

Will there be a change to specifications for proprietary options market data feeds?

No, the trade condition field references the OPRA specifications for definitions.

Will there be testing opportunities?

REMINDER 10/30/2019: The last opportunity for Saturday User Acceptance Tests (UATs) before these changes take place will be on Saturday, November 2, 2019.

Where can I find more information on the changes?

Additional details on the change can be found on the OPRA website here.

Additional Information

Additional questions can be directed to Nasdaq Global Information Services at +1 301 978 5307.

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