Info Flashes

Derivatives info-flashes prior to 2014 can be found here

Date Title Project
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.


21 Dec 2017 LP Programme for Paris-listed CAC40 Index Options Contracts MMP, SLP expand
Executive summary:

IF20171221DE
This Info-Flash informs market participants of the Liquidity Provider Programme for CAC 40® Index Options Contracts listed on Euronext Paris, and invites market participants to apply to participate. The Liquidity Provider Programme runs from 3 January 2018.


19 Dec 2017 PRIIPs KIDs for Euronext derivatives markets: availability of generic KIDs General expand
Executive summary:

IF20171219DE
Euronext is pleased to announce that the Euronext solution for the provisioning of PRIIPs Key Information Documents for its derivatives markets will be extended, with the provisioning of generic documents on product group level. This enhancement will be available from Friday 22 December 2017.


15 Dec 2017 Synapse for opening production 18 Dec 2017. General expand
Executive summary:

IF20171215
Euronext announces the opening in production environment of Euronext Synapse, a new trading platform for blocks of illiquid credit bonds, on 18th December.


14 Dec 2017 Order book purge on cash and derivatives markets in anticipation of MIFID II changes MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20171214CADE
Euronext informs customers that the Cash Markets order book will be purged in Production on 29 December 2017 at 17:40 CET. This operation, along with the tick size change, will be rehearsed in the Physical External User Acceptance (P-EUA) environment on 18 December 2017 after market close. The MiFID II Migration Guide has been updated accordingly.

Euronext reminds customers that the Derivatives Markets order book will be purged in Production on 2 January 2018 after market close. All orders submitted starting 3 January 2018 will require the mandatory MiFID II order entry fields to be properly filled.


13 Dec 2017 Calendar of Business Days 2017 - Warrants & Certificates Markets General expand
Executive summary:

IF171213CADE
As part of the preparatory work for MiFID II, the Warrants & Certificates Markets will close on Friday 29 December 2017 at 17:30 CET.


06 Dec 2017 Euronext large in scale pre-trade and post-trade thresholds under MiFID II MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20171206DE
Euronext announces the minimum volume thresholds regarding pre-trade and post-trade transparency that will be applied to our wholesale facilities as of the implementation of MiFID II on 3 January 2018.


05 Dec 2017 MIFID II: Opening of regulatory reporting solution in pre-production MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20171205CADE
Euronext announces the opening of its Regulatory Reporting Solution, Saturn, in the Pre-production environment on Wednesday 6 December 2017.


05 Dec 2017 PRIIPs kids for Euronext derivatives markets: additional implementation details and go-live date General expand
Executive summary:

IF20171205DE
Euronext is pleased to confirm that PRIIPs Key Information Documents for its derivatives markets will be available as from Friday 8 December 2017.