Info Flashes

Derivatives info-flashes prior to 2014 can be found here

Date Title Project
19 Sep 2017 Order-to-trade ratio: calculation and monitoring by Euronext MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170919CADE
As required by MiFID II, Euronext will calculate and monitor the order-to-trade ratio of unexecuted orders to transactions on the basis of both ‘volumes’ and ‘numbers’. This communication details the limits to be applied for Euronext Cash and Derivatives Markets.


18 Sep 2017 MIFID II Commodities Position Reporting MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170918DE
Euronext is pleased to announce the availability of Commodity Position Reporting technical specifications on our website.
Euronext Securitized Derivatives (including Warrants and Certificates and Structured Notes) with a commodity underlying are out of scope for Commodity Position Reporting.


18 Sep 2017 PRIIPS regulation and key information documents for Euronext derivatives markets General expand
Executive summary:

IF20170918DE_2
Euronext is pleased to announce details of the PRIIPs Key Information Documents provision process for its derivatives markets, available in Q4 2017.


15 Sep 2017 Updated Launch Schedule for Introduction of Total Return Futures on CAC 40 Index Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20170915DE
An updated launch schedule is announced for the introduction of Total Return Futures on the CAC 40® index, to allow more time for member readiness. The new service opening date will be communicated in Q4 2017. The contract is already available for testing in the EUA environment


14 Sep 2017 Tick size validation Change in Guaranteed Cross facility in Amsterdam and Brussels Derivatives Markets Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20170914DE
Effective Monday 18 September 2017, Euronext will change the tick size validation process in the Guaranteed Cross  (GXT) facility in the Amsterdam and Brussels Derivatives Markets to take place ex-post instead of at order entry


12 Sep 2017 EUA environment availability for MIFID II on Euronext derivatives markets and start of conformance testing MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170912DE
Euronext is pleased to confirm that as of Wednesday 13 September 2017, the MiFID II changes to order entry for the Euronext Derivatives Markets will be available in the P-EUA environment. Customers who have not completed their order entry development for the Euronext Derivatives Markets and who are finalising their testing on Optiq® Market Data Gateway (MDG) for Derivatives are invited to contact the Optiq Support Desk who will inject orders on their behalf.


08 Sep 2017 MiFID II & Optiq: updated technical specifications for Optiq Market Data Gateway (MDG) and Order Entry Gateway (OEG) MiFID II/MiFIR, Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170908
Euronext announces the release of updated technical specifications for Optiq® Phase 1 - Market Data
Gateway (MDG) and for Optiq Phase 2 - Order Entry Gateway (OEG).


06 Sep 2017 Optiq Phase 1: MDG XDP Decommissioning Update Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170906DE
Euronext announces that the parallel run period for the XDP and Optiq® MDG Derivatives feeds will be extended to 29 September 2017 at market close.


01 Sep 2017 Update On Euronext Inventory Mangement Service General expand
Executive summary:

IF010917DE
Euronext confirms that the Euronext Inventory Management (EIM) service, launched earlier this year, will be used for the settlement and physical delivery of Euronext’s commodity contracts starting with the September 2017 expiry of the Milling Wheat No. 2 contract.


26 Aug 2017 Optiq Market Data Gateway (MDG): Confirmation of production go-live for Derivatives markets Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF170826DE - Euronext is pleased to confirm the opening of the parallel run period for Optiq MDG Derivatives on 28 August 2017.


25 Aug 2017 Optiq market data gateway (MDG): XDP decommissioning update Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170825CADE
Euronext is pleased to confirm that the Cash and Derivatives XDP feeds will be decommissioned on 25 August and 8 September respectively, as announced in the Info-Flash of 3 August 2017.


11 Aug 2017 MiFID II: Transaction reporting for non-MiFID Euronext members MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170811CADE
Euronext Members not subject to MiFIR (i.e non-MiFID firms) are required to provide Euronext with all the data requested under RTS 22 to allow Euronext to report transactions executed on its markets to Competent Authorities on their behalf. Technical specifications for Euronext’s dedicated reporting tool (Saturn) are now available and the new functionalities will be delivered in the External User Acceptance test platform in September to allow member testing.


03 Aug 2017 Optiq market data gateway (MDG): parallel run update for cash and derivatives markets Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170803CADE
Please be advised that the pre-production period will be extended for Optiq MDG Derivatives, and the parallel run period will begin on 28 August 2017. The parallel run period for the Cash XDP (including the XDP Cash High Bandwidth channels) and MDG feeds will be available until market close on 25 August 2017


29 Jul 2017 Optiq Market Data Gateway (MDG): important announcement regarding production availability for Derivatives markets Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF170729 CADE - Please be advised that the parallel run period for Optiq MDG Derivatives will not begin on 31 July 2017, and the pre-production period will be extended.


27 Jul 2017 Optiq Market Data Gateway (MDG): XDP decommissioning dates Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF170727 CADE - Euronext is pleased to confirm that the parallel run of both Cash and Derivatives XDP and MDG feeds will be available until 25 August 2017, with the exception of the XDP Cash High Bandwidth channels which will be decommissioned on 4 August 2017.


25 Jul 2017 MIFID II for Euronext Derivatives Markets: V-EUA Upgrade and Conformance Test Details MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF170725DE
Euronext is pleased to confirm that the Common Customer Gateways (CCG-D) and UTP Derivatives (UTP-D) software will be upgraded in the V-EUA environment on Tuesday 1 August 2017. Conformance test details for Euronext Derivatives Markets are also now available.


24 Jul 2017 Launch date announced for Euronext Block Euronext Block (MTF) expand
Executive summary:

IF170724BLK
Euronext is pleased to announce that the new pan-European block trading platform powered by AX Trading technology, Euronext Block, will go live on Monday 31 July. Connectivity to order entry and market data services is available ahead of this date.


22 Jul 2017 Optiq Market Data Gateway (MDG): Confirmation of pre-production availability for Derivatives markets Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF170722 CADE - Euronext is pleased to confirm the opening of the pre-production period for Optiq® MDG Derivatives on 24 July 2017, as well as details regarding the parallel run phase.


13 Jul 2017 OPTIQ Phase 1 - Important announcement MDG Derivatives migration dates Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170713CADE
The Optiq® MDG Derivatives migration timeline has been updated: the MDG Derivatives pre-production period will start on 24 July 2017 and MDG will become the primary feed as of 31 July 2017.
XDP Derivatives will continue to be available in the production environment for a four-week period, and will be decommissioned on 25 August 2017.


10 Jul 2017 MiFID II: opening of test platform and release of specifications for short and long code management MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170710CADE - Euronext is pleased to announce the opening of its test platform (Phase I) for the management of short codes and long codes for MiFID II purposes. Technical specifications for SLC Manager, a dedicated application to submit and manage mapping between these codes, are now available on our website.