Thursday, June 21, 2012
Data Technical News #2012 - 22
Calamos Closed-End-Funds to Begin Listing on NASDAQ on Monday, July 2, 2012
What you need to know:
What is changing?
On Monday, July 2, 2012, Calamos CEFs (NYSE: “CHY”, “CHI”, “CGO”, “CSQ” and “CHW”) will begin trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. Calamos CEFs will be listed on NASDAQ under the ticker symbols “CHY”, “CHI”, “CGO”, “CSQ” and “CHW”. The CEFs will continue to be traded on NYSE through Friday, June 29, 2012.
Learn more at www.calamos.com.
What are the issue details for the new NASDAQ listing?
The issue mapping for Calamos CEFs is as follows:
|Issue Name||CUSIP||NYSE / CQS Ticker through June 29, 2012||NASDAQ Ticker as of July 2, 2012||NASDAQ Market Category||Round Lot Size|
|Calamos Convertible and High Income Fund||12811P108||CHY||CHY||NASDAQ Global Select Market||100 shares|
|Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund||128117108||CHI||CHI||NASDAQ Global Select Market||100 shares|
|Calamos Global Total Return Fund||128118106||CGO||CGO||NASDAQ Global Select Market||100 shares|
|Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund||128125101||CSQ||CSQ||NASDAQ Global Select Market||100 shares|
|Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund||12811L107||CHW||CHW||NASDAQ Global Select Market||100 shares|
What database changes do NASDAQ market data redistributors need to make to accommodate the new listing?
NASDAQ® asks that all market data redistributors update their database to reflect the new listing market for the Calamos CEFs on Monday, July 2, 2012. NASDAQ requests that market data redistributors retain historical data from NYSE for “CHY”, “CHI”, “CGO”, “CSQ” and “CHW”.
When the issues moves from NYSE to NASDAQ, firms will see a change in the consolidated data source for Calamos CEFs. Please note that the consolidated market data for all NASDAQ-listed issues is disseminated via the UTP Quotation Data FeedSM (UQDFSM) and UTP Trade Data FeedSM (UTDFSM). Firms will begin to see quotation and trade data for Calamos CEFs on UQDF and UTDF beginning in the pre-market trading hours on Monday, July 2, 2012.
For firms that report end usage numbers by the query, NASDAQ reminds them that the Level 1, NASDAQ Basic and NASDAQ Last Sale (NLS) counts should include quote and trade queries for Calamos CEFs “CHY”, “CHI”, “CGO”, “CSQ” and “CHW” beginning on Monday, July 2, 2012.
If you have questions about Calamos CEFs, please contact:
- J.R. Mastroianni, Vice President, NASDSQ OMX, at +1 508 804 2162.
- Robert F. Bush Jr, Senior Vice President, Director of Closed End Funds, at +1 630 245 7299.
If you would like to register as a market maker in “CHY”, “CHI”, “CGO”, “CSQ” or “CHW”, please contact:
- NASDAQ OMX Trading Operations at +1 212 231 5100.
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