Info Flashes

Derivatives info-flashes prior to 2014 can be found here

Date Title Project
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.


08 Jul 2017 OPTIQ Market Data Gateway (MDG): confirmation of production go-live for Cash Markets Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF170708_CADE - Euronext is pleased to confirm the opening of the parallel run period for Optiq MDG Cash on 10 July 2017.


05 Jul 2017 Introduction of Total Return Futures on CAC 40 Index Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20170705DE
Euronext is introducing Total Return Futures on the CAC 40® index. This contract will be available in the EUA test environment as from 24 July 2017. The service opening date is scheduled for 18 September 2017.


05 Jul 2017 Optiq and Mifid II - Important programme updates MiFID II/MiFIR, Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF170705CADE - Euronext is pleased to provide Optiq and MiFID II programme updates, including an updated migration timeline and release dates


04 Jul 2017 Euronext announces additional storage capacity at Rouen delivery point for the milling wheat no. 2 futures contract Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20170704DE - Euronext informs Members of an increase in storage capacity at the Rouen delivery point for the delivery of Milling Wheat No. 2 from the September 2018 delivery month and onwards.


01 Jul 2017 OPTIQ Phase 1 - MDG - Important announcement regarding production availability Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF170701 CADE - Please be advised that the parallel run period will not begin on 03 July 2017, and the pre-production period for MDG Cash is extended for one week. The parallel run is now scheduled to begin on 10 July 2017.


30 Jun 2017 MIFID II - Release of updated technical specifications for order entry MiFID II/MiFIR, Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170630CADE
Further to the Info-Flash of 17 March 2017, Euronext is pleased to announce the release of an updated order entry documentation for the Euronext Cash Markets (FIX 5.0) and Derivatives Markets (Binary and FIX 5.0).


30 Jun 2017 Updates on reporting obligations and on Euronext’s APA/ARM services MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170630CADE - The External User Acceptance (EUA) test platform for Euronext’s new Approved Publication Arrangement (APA) and Approved Reporting Mechanism (ARM) will be updated on Tuesday 4 July 2017. The updated version of the technical specifications is now available on Euronext’s website.
With MiFID II, the current reporting exemption for transactions done on Euronext’s systems, granted to members by certain regulators, will no longer be applicable. Members will have to take relevant measures to fulfil their obligations.


28 Jun 2017 Extension of the LP Programme for the PSI 20 Index Futures Contract Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20170628DE
This Info-Flash informs members of the extension of the Liquidity Provider Programme for the PSI 20® Index Futures Contract, and invites members to apply to participate. The Liquidity Provider Programme runs from 3 July 2017 until 29 June 2018 inclusive.


27 Jun 2017 Derivatives Request For Cross Facility tick size modification for equity options in Amsterdam and Brussels and index options in Amsterdam Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20170627DE
Euronext will modify the tick size of the Request for Cross (RFC) trading facility for equity options in Amsterdam and Brussels and index options in Amsterdam. The tick size will be set to EUR 0.01. The changes will be available in the production platform as from Wednesday 28 June 2017.


27 Jun 2017 Extension of Liquidity Provider Programmes for the Paris derivatives markets Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20170627DE_2
This Info-Flash informs members of the extension of the Liquidity Provider Programmes for CAC 40® Index Futures Contracts, Individual Equity Options and CAC 40® Index Options Contracts, Spotlight Options, CAC 40® Dividend Index Futures Contracts and FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Index Futures Contracts listed on Euronext Paris. The Liquidity Provider Programmes run from 3 July 2017 until 29 June 2018 inclusive. Euronext invites members to apply to participate in one or more of the Liquidity Provider Programmes.


22 Jun 2017 Additional Extra Competitive Market Maker Roles General expand
Executive summary:

IF20170622DE
Euronext will introduce the Extra Competitive Market Maker (CMX) role for a subset of additional option classes in the Amsterdam Derivatives Market. This Info-Flash informs Members of the relevant details regarding this role.


17 Jun 2017 OPTIQ Phase 1 - MDG Confirmation of pre-production availability for cash markets Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF170617CADE
Euronext is pleased to confirm the opening of the pre-production period for Optiq MDG Cash on 19 June 2017, as well as details regarding the parallel run phase.


13 Jun 2017 Planned Closure of SmartPool and Launch of Euronext Block SmartPool expand
Executive summary:

IF20170613CADE
The SmartPool trading platform will cease to operate after close of business on Friday 7 July, and will be replaced by our new trading platform, Euronext Block, which will launch on 10 July (subject to regulatory approval).


12 Jun 2017 Draft Rulebook and Trading Manual available MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF170612CADE
Euronext is pleased to announce the availability of the draft Rulebook and Trading Manual for the Euronext Regulated Markets, which have been amended to conform with MiFID II requirements.
The Rules and Trading Manual are subject to regulatory approval.

 


09 Jun 2017 Changes to URLs for Euronext Inventory Management General expand
Executive summary:

IF20170609DE
New URLs have been implemented for the Euronext Inventory Management system, effective immediately. Please update your records to ensure your continued access to the new service.


07 Jun 2017 Euronext Market Making Adjustments for MiFID II General, MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170607CADE
Euronext will adjust its policies on market making management to ensure that they comply with MiFID II regulations, as follows:
- investment firms engaged in algorithmic trading and pursuing market making strategies on any Euronext tradable instrument will be required to enter into a Market Making Agreement with Euronext;
- Euronext will offer Market Making Schemes on the following instruments, if there is a liquid market: equities, ETFs, ETF options, equity options and futures, equity index options and futures;
- in addition to the MiFID II requirements, Euronext will maintain Liquidity Provider Programmes on some specific instruments to accommodate product and participant requirements;
- Euronext will introduce ‘Stressed Market Conditions’, during which amended market making obligations will be applied.


30 May 2017 Arrangements open interest migration TOM and temporary change FIXML setting NestedAttr 107 Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20170530DE
This Info-Flash informs Members of the specific arrangements related to the open interest migration of TOM: temporary change standing data setting & FIXML setting NestedAttr “107” and widened price limits.


26 May 2017 Optiq market data gateway (MDG): dress rehearsals confirmed and test environment update Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170526CADE
Euronext is pleased to announce details regarding the dress rehearsals scheduled for 3 June, 10 June, 17 June 2017 and an additional test date now offered on 8 July 2017, as well as an update regarding the test environment status.