Info Flashes

Derivatives info-flashes prior to 2014 can be found here

Date Title Project
28 Mar 2018 Change of system settings for options on German shares Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20180328DE
Euronext is pleased to announce a change of throttle and Mass Quote settings for options on German shares. The changes will be implemented as from Friday 13 April 2018.


23 Mar 2018 Further enhancements to Request for Cross facility and change of duration of RFC Response Period General expand
Executive summary:

IF180323DE
Euronext is pleased to announce a further enhancement to the uncrossing algorithm of the Request for Cross (RFC) facility for equity, index and commodity options. Subject to regulatory approval, this enhancement will ensure that the client side of the RFC will always be fully executed. In addition, for commodity options the RFC Initiator and Reactor prices and volumes will no longer be published. The duration of the RFC Response Period will be changed so that it will last between 1 and 2 seconds for equity and index options, and between 10 and 11 seconds for commodity options.


14 Mar 2018 Adjustment Premium Based Tick Size threshold of a subset of Individual Equity Option classes General expand
Executive summary:

IF180314DE
Euronext informs clients that the Premium Based Tick Size threshold will be adjusted for the Individual Equity Options Classes, on shares of Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster (option trading symbol: BOS), SBM Offshore (SBM), ASR Nederland (ASR) and Philips Lighting (PLT), as from Monday 19 March 2018.


14 Mar 2018 Request For Cross facility update for Commodities Options Products expand
Executive summary:

IF180314DE
A new date has been set for the enhancements to the Request For Cross trading facility for Commodity Options. These enhancements are expected to be available from 3 April.


01 Mar 2018 PRIIPs KIDs for Euronext Derivatives Markets: introduction of eight additional languages MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF180301DE
Euronext is pleased to announce the extension of its solution for the provisioning of PRIIPs Key Information Documents (KIDs) for its derivatives markets, through the introduction of KIDs in eight additional languages: Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Greek and Hungarian. These additional languages will be available from Wednesday 14 March 2018.


28 Feb 2018 Reminder New Market Participant customer reporting of changes to Euronext General expand
Executive summary:

IF180228DE
Euronext reminds customers that registered traders participating in the New Market Participants (NMP Neo) scheme on the Euronext Commodities Markets must inform Euronext of any change of member or clearing member, or cease to benefit from the scheme.


26 Feb 2018 Enhancements to Request for Cross facility now available General expand
Executive summary:

IF20180226DE
Euronext is pleased to announce the availability of enhancements to the Request for Cross (RFC) trading facility for equity, index and commodity options. These enhancements include MiFID II pre-trade transparency enhancements for equity and index option, as well as an updated uncrossing algorithm.


22 Feb 2018 External user acceptance environment update: end-to-end testing with LCH.SA Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF180222 CADE
Please be advised that connectivity in the external user acceptance environments will be adjusted and test access to LCH.SA will be transferred from the P-EUA to the V-EUA environment for both Euronext Cash and Derivatives markets & Luxembourg Stock Exchange.


16 Feb 2018 Availability of enhancements to Request for Cross trading facility postponed General expand
Executive summary:

IF180216DE
Availability of the enhancements to Request for Cross trading facility postponed.


16 Feb 2018 Euronext Commodity NMP Market Data offer MMP expand
Executive summary:

IF180216DE - Euronext will introduce a refund on market data fees for Euronext Commodity Markets for trading firms registered in the New Market Participant (NMP) programme, subject to a minimum volume monthly threshold being met.


02 Feb 2018 Tick size modification for Basis and Large-In-Scale trading of CAC40 index futures Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20180202DE
The tick size for CAC 40 index futures traded via the Basis Trading facility and Large-in-Scale facility will be changed from 0.5 to 0.1 as from 06 February 2018, with the aim of increasing the price improvement possibilities offered by these facilities.


01 Feb 2018 Euronext Inventory Management to be used for Milling Wheat no.2 and Corn deliveries Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20180201DE - The Euronext Inventory Management (EIM) service has been available for live operation since April 2017. From the May 2018 expiries of the Milling Wheat No 2 and Corn contracts, the EIM system will replace the current manual process for storage certificate deliveries.


30 Jan 2018 Block trades: extension of large-in-scale trade facility to commodity futures and introduction of block trade minimum quantities Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20180130DE
Euronext announces the extension of the Large-in-Scale (LIS) trade facility and introduction of block trade minimum quantities for commodity futures, as of 30 January 2018 in the External User Acceptance test (EUA) environment and 28 February 2018 in the Production environment.


24 Jan 2018 Nitrogen Fertiliser Solution future technical change in standing data Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20180124DE
Euronext will change standing data settings of the Nitrogen Fertiliser Solution Future contract (YFUAN) to bring the settings in line with the other Commodity futures contracts. Product specifications of the YFUAN contract will remain unchanged. The change will be implemented in the External User Acceptance (EUA) test environment on Monday 29 January 2018, and in the Production environment on Monday 5 February 2018.


16 Jan 2018 Enhancements to the Request For Cross facility General expand
Executive summary:

IF20180116DE
Euronext is pleased to announce the availability of enhancements to the Request for Cross (RFC) trading facility for equity, index and commodity options.


15 Jan 2018 Market Making Scheme for the Morningstar Eurozone 50 Futures Contracts General expand
Executive summary:

IF20180115DE
This Info-Flash informs members of the Market Maker Scheme for the Morningstar® Eurozone 50 IndexSM Futures Contracts, and invites members to register. The Market Maker Scheme starts on 26  January 2018.


03 Jan 2018 Euronext confirms launch of MiFID II changes on Cash and Derivatives markets MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20180103CADE - Euronext confirms the successful launch of MiFID II changes on its Cash and Derivatives markets as well as the launch of its new Reporting services tool Saturn on 3 January 2018.


02 Jan 2018 MiFID II reminder of the Derivatives Markets Order Book purge and MiFID II functional implementation schedule MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20180102DE - Euronext reminds customers that the Derivatives Markets order book will be purged in Production on 2 January 2018 after market close. The MiFID II changes will enter into effect on 3 January 2018.


27 Dec 2017 MIFID II Opening of Reporting Services in Production MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20171227 CADE
Euronext reminds clients that its Reporting Services tool, Saturn, will be available in the Production environment starting Wednesday 3 January 2018.


22 Dec 2017 Euronext to launch New Market Participant scheme for Paris Commodity Contracts Products expand
Executive summary:

IF171220DE - Euronext informs customers that a New Market Participant (NMP) incentive scheme will be launched on 2 January 2018. This NMP program will cover all Paris Commodity Futures and Options contracts and works on a progressive model, by continuing to attract NEW proprietary business with an initial 12 month fee while also continuing to offer existing NMP users in the current program a progressive incentive fee for a following 12 months.