Cash Info-Flashes

Info Flashes

Cash info-flashes prior to 2014 can be found here

Visit our Resource section for Derivatives Info Flashes

Date Title Project
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 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.


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.


12 Dec 2017 Optiq cash order entry gateway (OEG): test platform update Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20171212CA
Euronext is pleased to announce the availability of the second major release of Optiq Phase 2 in the Virtual External User Acceptance (V-EUA) environment. Euronext also informs customers about the upcoming software releases and migration approach.


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.


24 Nov 2017 MiFID II: go live of UTP derivatives and Atomx and updated Optiq market data gateway SBE template AtomX, MiFID II/MiFIR, Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20171124CADE
Euronext is pleased to confirm that as of Monday 27 November 2017, the MiFID II changes for UTP Derivatives and AtomX will be available in the Euronext Derivatives Markets Production environments. In UTP Derivatives, the new fields required by MiFID II will remain optional until Wednesday 3 January 2018; in AtomX, the new MiFID II-related fields will be mandatory as of Monday 27 November 2017.

Clients should be advised that Euronext will be conducting internal testing on Saturday 25 November 2017. Customers are informed that order books should not be synchronized with data from Saturday 25 November 2017. Members are responsible for purging all data sent and received on Saturday.

In addition, the Optiq Market Data Gateway (MDG) feed will publish data in the Production environment according to Simple Binary Encoding (SBE) template version 1.17.1 from Monday 27 November 2017 for both Cash and Derivatives Markets.


21 Nov 2017 Cleared OTC Trade Facility: update on schedule and specifications General expand
Executive summary:

IF20171121CA
Euronext informs its clients that its Cleared OTC Trade Facility, currently on TCS, will be rolled out onto Euronext’s new reporting service for MiFID II, Saturn. The functionality will be available for testing on the External User Acceptance (EUA) test platform as of Wednesday 29 November 2017, and specifications are now available on the website.
Euronext Members wishing to use this functionality will have to sign the ‘TCS and Saturn Clearing Facility’ Agreement by Friday 8 December 2017.


21 Nov 2017 Termination of Enternext champion scheme General expand
Executive summary:

IF20171121CA
Following the announcement of the termination of the EnterNext Champion fee scheme, Euronext will implement a transitional fee cap for EnterNext Champions who, at 1 December 2017, are simultaneously Retail Member Organisations (as set out in Article 1.1 ‘Definitions’ of Euronext Rule Book I: Harmonised Rules) and who are not yet benefiting from the RMO fee grid


17 Nov 2017 MiFID II: availability of Market Making Schemes and online Market Making Registration Process MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20171117CADE
Further to the publication of the Market Making Agreement on 26 October 2017, Euronext is pleased to announce the publication of MiFID II compliant Market Making Schemes. The Schemes, available for equities, ETFs, ETF options, equity options and futures, equity index options and futures, will apply as of 3 January 2018.

In addition, Euronext is pleased to announce the availability of a new online Market Making registration process as of 21 November 2017. All Euronext Members pursuing Market Making activities are required to submit a completed Registration Form before 3 January 2018.


17 Nov 2017 Revision of the Supplemental Liquidity Provider Programme SLP expand
Executive summary:

IF20171117CA
On 1st December 2017, Euronext will adjust its SLP programme to ensure compliance with MiFID II.


13 Nov 2017 Euronext Block : Final Implementation Schedule And Technical Documentation For MIFID II Euronext Block (MTF) expand
Executive summary:

IF20171113BLK - Euronext announces the release of the final implementation schedule and technical documentation for
MiFID II requirements on Euronext Block.