Friday, November 10, 2017

Equity Trader Alert #2017 - 205
Nasdaq Announces 2018 Saturday Testing Schedule


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Nasdaq will provide regular monthly Saturday test opportunities in 2018.

A schedule and complete list of products and systems available during the tests can be found on the Saturday Testing Policy Page on the Nasdaq Trader website.

Firms can register for Saturday testing by contacting Nasdaq Trading Services by 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), on the Friday prior to the Saturday test in which they would like to participate.

The Nasdaq Testing Facility (NTF) is available on a daily basis and allows firms to test their automated systems that integrate with Nasdaq's services.

Schedule for the 2018 Saturday Tests

Nasdaq Production system will open from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET, for general customer testing requests on the following Saturdays in 2018:

  • Saturday, January 6
  • Saturday, February 3
  • Saturday, March 10
  • Saturday, April 7
  • Saturday, May 5
  • Saturday, June 2
  • Saturday, July 7
  • Saturday, August 4
  • Saturday, September 8
  • Saturday, October 6
  • Saturday, November 3
  • Saturday, December 1

Firms can register for these Saturday tests by contacting Nasdaq Trading Services by noon on the Friday prior to the Saturday test date.

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