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Date Title Project
17 May 2018 OPTIQ Phase 2 Updated migration date and customer readiness checklist reminder Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20180517 CA 
Euronext informs customers that the Go-Live date for the Optiq Cash markets migration is postponed from Monday 4 June 2018 to Monday 25 June 2018 in order to provide additional testing time to customers. The Dress Rehearsal of 19 May 2018 is maintained and an additional Dress Rehearsal is now offered on Saturday 2 June 2018.
Euronext also reminds customers of the readiness check list prior to the Dress Rehearsals and Go-lives.


25 Apr 2018 Harmonisation of centralisation process for direct quotation and IPO General expand
Executive summary:

IF20180425CA
Euronext announces that from 7 May 2018, the following procedural changes will affect new admission on the Euronext Access market:

  • Termination of the SHIVA procedure on UTP facility for direct quotation on Euronext Access;
  • Single centralising method for IPO and direct quotation across Euronext Paris Markets segments.

21 Apr 2018 Optiq Order Entry Gateway (OEG) and Matching Engine (ME): Confirmation of the go live of the Fixed Income segment Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20180421 - Euronext is pleased to confirm that the Production implementation of the Fixed Income segment onto the Optiq OEG and ME will take place on Monday 23 April 2018.


20 Apr 2018 Optiq Order Entry Gateway (OEG) and Matching Engine (ME): Confirmation of order book purge for fixed income instruments on UTP Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20180420 CA 
Euronext would like to confirm that all orders of the Fixed Income instruments on UTP will be purged today, 20 April 2018 after 17:40 CET.


18 Apr 2018 Optiq Order Entry Gateway (OEG) and Matching Engine (ME) : Fixed Income migration reminder Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20180418 - Euronext would like to remind clients that on Friday 20 April 2018, Euronext intends to purge orders of the Fixed Income instruments on UTP prior to the migration onto Optiq OEG and ME on Monday 23 April 2018.


16 Apr 2018 Euronext ETF Access - technical documentation now available Products expand
Executive summary:

IF20180416CA
The technical documentation for Euronext ETF Access (known previously as ‘Euronext ETF MTF’) is now available. ETF trading participants will have access, via one single entry point, to all 7000+ European ETF listings as well as innovative features such as multilateral RFQ capability and NAV trading, at a competitive fee.


22 Mar 2018 Optiq Cash Order Entry Gateway (OEG): Fixed Income segment on Optiq OEG in P-EUA, updated migration guidelines and additional dress rehearsal on 14 April 2018 Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20180322 CA - Euronext is pleased to announce the successful migration of the Fixed Income segment from UTP to Optiq in the Physical External User Acceptance (P-EUA) environment.
Euronext has also updated the Migration Guidelines for Optiq Phase 2 and added a second Dress Rehearsal on Saturday 14 April prior to the Fixed Income Go-Live.


14 Mar 2018 Optiq Cash Order Entry Gateway (OEG): TCS available in V-EUA and customer readiness check list reminder Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF180314CA
Euronext is pleased to announce the availability of TCS in the Optiq Cash Order Entry Gateway Virtual External User Acceptance (V-EUA) environment for client and conformance testing. Euronext also reminds customers of the readiness check list prior to the Dress Rehearsals and Go-lives.


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.


07 Feb 2018 Optiq Phase 2 - Updated migration guidelines and Go-Live dates now available Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20180207CA
The updated migration guidelines for Phase 2 of the Optiq programme, which includes the Order Entry Gateway and Matching Engine modules, are now available. Further, following customer consultations in January, Euronext now confirms that it will implement Optiq in two phases, with a first implementation on 23 April 2018 for Fixed Income, followed by implementation on 4 June 2018 for the remaining Cash Markets segments. 


29 Jan 2018 Optiq cash order entry gateway (OEG): new software release and opening of conformance Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20180129CA
Euronext is pleased to announce the availability of the fourth software release of Optiq Phase 2 in the Virtual External User Acceptance (V-EUA) environment as well as the official start of conformance testing.

Euronext also informs customers that telnet connectivity testing is now available in the Production and Disaster Recovery environments.


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.


29 Dec 2017 MiFID II: reminder of the cash markets order book purge and MiFID II functional implementation schedule MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF171229CA - Euronext reminds customers that the Cash Markets order book will be purged in Production on 29 December 2017 at 17:40 CET. The change in Tick Size and the threshold for Iceberg orders will be in place from 2 January 2018. The MiFID II identifiers, SLC reporting, Market Maker and Order to Trade ratio 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 Adjustments of Bond Trading Fees on Euronext Regulated Markets General expand
Executive summary:

IF20171222CA
Effective 3 January 2018, Euronext will adjust its bond trading fees on Regulated Markets. The updated documentation is now available on the Euronext website.


22 Dec 2017 Fee Discount on Pack Omega Fee Scheme General expand
Executive summary:

IF20171222CA
Euronext announces a limited period promotion for its Omega 2 fee scheme for non-member proprietary flow.


20 Dec 2017 New tick size regime under MiFID II for ETFs: Euronext simulation update MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20171220CA
Euronext is pleased to announce the availability of a new tick size simulation for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), based on the updated ESMA tick size liquidity band assessment and the current instrument universe available. As a reminder, the implementation of the new tick sizes will be effective on Tuesday 2 January 2018 in Production.


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 New tick size regime for MiFID II: Euronext simulation update MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20171213CA
Euronext is pleased to announce the availability of a new tick size simulation for Equities, based on the updated ESMA tick size liquidity band assessment and the current instrument universe available. As a reminder, the implementation of the new tick sizes will be effective on Tuesday 2 January 2018.