Monday, October 08, 2012
Equity Technical Update #2012 - 30
User Acceptance Testing on Saturday, October 13, 2012
What you need to know:
What will be offered?
NASDAQ OMX® will offer standard User Acceptance Testing (UAT) on Saturday, October 13, 2012.
In addition, testing will be available for FINRA/NASDAQ TRF system updates to support FINRA Rule 6121.01 (Trading Pauses).
What functionality will be supported during the UAT?
The UAT will support all current features.
What additional FINRA/NASDAQ TRF functionality will be supported during the test?
To test system updates to support FINRA Rule 6121.01 (Trading Pauses), the following securities will be subjected to "trading pauses" during the following execution times:
|Symbol||Start Time (ET)||End Time (ET)|
Note: testing is currently available in the NASDAQ OMX Test Facility (NTF). Refer to ETU #2012-29 for information on NTF testing symbols and times.
When is testing available?
NASDAQ OMX production systems will be available for pre-market trading in all securities at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Time (ET). On NASDAQ the pre-market trading is followed by a market open at 9:30 a.m., ET and a market close event will be scheduled for 12:00 p.m., ET.
Do customers need to register for the test?
Yes, firms should email NASDAQ OMX Trading Services to register for the test.
Who should customers contact if they have questions during testing?
Customers should contact the NASDAQ OMX Trade Desk at +1 212 231 5100.
Where can I find additional information?
- Refer to the Trading Specifications page on the NASDAQ OMX Trader website.
- Refer to the Data Feed Specifications page on the NASDAQ OMX Trader website.
- Contact NASDAQ OMX Trading Services at +1 212 231 5180.
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