Monday, October 15, 2012
Equity Trader Alert #2012 - 43
NASDAQ to Begin Listing New Vanguard ETF on Tuesday, October 16, 2012
What you need to know:
When will the new ETF begin trading?
Effective Tuesday, October 16, 2012, The NASDAQ Stock Market® (NASDAQ®) plans to begin trading the following new ETF:
- Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund (Symbol: VTIP)
For more information, refer to the Vanguard Informational Circular on the NASDAQ OMX Trader® website.
How will the ETF be traded?
The new ETF will be designated as a NASDAQ Global MarketSM security.
How is ETF data disseminated?
NASDAQ OMX® will also begin disseminating daily valuation information for the new Vanguard ETF on Tuesday, October 16th. These daily valuations will be posted on the NASDAQ OMX Trader website as well as disseminated through the NASDAQ OMX proprietary index data services with the following data elements and identifiers:
|Issue Name for ETF||NASDAQ-listed Trading Symbol||Intraday Portfolio Value||Estimated Cash Amount Per Creation Unit||Total Cash Amount Per Creation Unit||Net Accrued Dividend||Net Asset Value||Total Shares Outstanding|
|Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund||VTIP||VTIP. IV||VTIP.EU||VTIP.TC||VTIP.DV||VTIP.NV||VTIP.SO|
Who will be the DLP for this ETF?
Knight Capital Group (MPID: KELL) will be the DLP for the Vanguard ETF.
How can I register as a market maker in this ETF?
You may register as a market maker by contacting NASDAQ OMX Trading Operations at +1 212 231 5100. Market makers in the Vanguard ETF can register beginning Tuesday, October 16th.
All purchasers of newly issued ETFs must receive a prospectus or product description.
Where can I find additional information?
For questions regarding the new ETF, please contact:
- NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes at +1 301 978 8284
- Will Slattery, Vice President, NASDAQ Listing Qualifications, at +1 301 978 8088
For questions regarding the trading of the ETF on NASDAQ, please contact:
- Transaction Services U.S. Market Sales at +1 800 846 0477
For questions about quotation and trade data for the ETF, please contact:
- NASDAQ OMX Global Data Products at +1 301 978 5307
For all other systems-related questions, please contact:
- NASDAQ OMX Trading Operations at +1 212 231 5100
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