ADF Announcements Archive

Posted: November 20, 2014

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of the Thanksgiving holiday, the ADF System will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.  
 
Please be advised that the ADF system will close early on Friday, November 28, 2014 at 1 p.m., E.T. See the table below for a schedule of modified hours. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 

Market SessionNormal HoursModified Hours for
Friday, November 28, 2014
Pre Market Session8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Regular Market Session9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Post-Market Trading Session4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 


Posted: August 25, 2014

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Labor Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.  Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


Posted: June 26, 2014

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Independence Day, the ADF System will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.

 

Please be advised that the ADF system will close early on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 1 p.m., E.T. See the table below for a schedule of modified hours.  

 

Market SessionNormal HoursModified Hours for
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Pre Market Session8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Regular Market Session9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Post-Market Trading Session4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.1 p.m. to 5:02 p.m.

 


Posted: May 19, 2014

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Memorial Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2014. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


Posted: April 11, 2014

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Good Friday, the ADF System will be closed on Friday, April 18, 2014. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


 

Posted: February 10, 2014

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Presidents’ Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2014. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


 

Posted: February 3, 2014

ADF Participation Migration Schedule

 

Today, February 3, 2014, FINRA reactivated as a participant on both the Consolidated Tape Association Plan/Consolidated Quotation Plan (CTA/CQ Plans) and the Unlisted Trading Privilege (UTP) Plan. Please be aware that LavaFlow (MPID: FLOW) may use this week to test on the Alternative Display Facility (ADF) in production. LavaFlow will be using test symbols only.

 

On February 10, 2014, LavaFlow will become an active quoting and trade reporting participant on the ADF. Beginning on February 10, 2014, and completing on February 18, 2014, symbols will be migrated in a phased-in approach. To see the LavaFlow migration schedule, visit the ADF Participants page. The LavaFlow migration schedule will be used to initiate top of book quoting on the FINRA ADF beginning February 10, 2014, until the migration is completed on February 18, 2014.

 


 

Posted: January 31, 2014

Changes to Certain ADF-Related Fees

 

On January 31, 2014, FINRA submitted a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission to change certain ADF-related fees. These fee changes were effective upon filing.

 

Specifically, FINRA is (1) expanding the web browser access that is currently available on the Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (TRACE) to provide ADF Market Participants with trade reporting and trade management functionality for ADF trades and to adopt fees for the service; (2) expanding the FINRA Automated Data Delivery Service (ADDS) that is currently available on TRACE to include ADF data and to adopt fees for the service; (3) revising Rule 7510(a) so that certain of the transaction charges would be assessed on a per-trade basis, with the fee being charged to the executing party; (4) revising Rule 7510(a) to provide a carve-out to the Corrective Transaction Charge pursuant to which the fee would be assessed to the executing party only; (5) deleting the carve-out for fees for the late reporting of trades; and (6) deleting a provision of Rule 7540(c) relating to a fee for certain testing services and make corresponding changes to the remaining testing service fee in that section.

 

The text of the amended rules is available at http://www.finra.org/rulefilings/2014-007.

 

Questions may be directed to Brendan Loonam, Director – Business Services, Transparency Services, at (212) 858-4203.

 


 

Posted: January 13, 2014

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of the Martin Luther King Day, the ADF System will be closed on January 20, 2014. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


 

Posted: December 24, 2013

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of New Year's Day, the TRAQS System will be closed on Wednesday, January 1, 2014. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of OTC Montage Data Feed (OMDF) data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


 

Posted: December 18, 2013

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Christmas, the TRAQS System will be closed on Wednesday, December 25, 2013. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of OTC Montage Data Feed (OMDF) data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.

 

Please be advised that the TRAQS system will close early on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 3:30  p.m., E.T. See the table below for a schedule of modified hours. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions. 

 

Market SessionNormal HoursModified Hours for
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Regular Market Session8 a.m. to 4 p.m.8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Post-Market Trading Session4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 


 

Posted: December 2, 2013

FINRA Announces ADF Participant

 

In accordance with its regulatory responsibilities pursuant to Regulation NMS, FINRA is issuing a 60-day pre-quotation notice to advise that the LavaFlow ECN (MPID: FLOW) will become an active quoting participant on FINRA's Alternative Display Facility (ADF). LavaFlow will begin quoting both UTP and CTA listed securities on or after Monday, February 3, 2014.

 

Questions may be directed to FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 or LavaFlow's Transaction Desk at (877) 750-FLOW (3569).
 


 

Posted: November 21, 2013

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of the Thanksgiving holiday, the ADF System will be closed on Thursday, November 28, 2013. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.

 

Please be advised that the ADF system will close early on Friday, November 29, 2013 at 1 p.m., E.T. See the table below for a schedule of modified hours. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions. 

 

Market SessionNormal HoursModified Hours for
Friday, November 29, 2013
Regular Market Session8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Post-Market Trading Session5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.1 p.m. to 5:02 p.m.

 


 

Posted: August 26, 2013

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Labor Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2013. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


 

Posted: June 25, 2013

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Independence Day, the ADF System will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2013. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.

 

Please be advised that the ADF system will close early on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 1 p.m., E.T. See the table below for a schedule of modified hours.

 

Market SessionNormal HoursModified Hours for
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Regular Market Session8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Post-Market Trading Session5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.1 p.m. to 5:02 p.m.

 

Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


 

Posted: May 20, 2013

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Memorial Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2013. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


 

Posted: April 19, 2013

Updated Consolidated Agreement and New Agreement Amendment to Access FINRA Transparency Facilities

 

FINRA has updated its equities and fixed income transparency services participant agreement and has also created an amendment to the agreement.


The revised FINRA Participation Agreement (FPA) replaces the existing FPA. Firms that currently have an FPA with FINRA must use the amendment to add a new FINRA product, delete an existing product or update their billing information.


Pursuant to the terms of the individual participation agreements, posting of the revised FPA serves as notice of this change. The modified FPA will become effective 90 days after the posting of this notice. Participants will have 30 days after that effective date to opt out of the agreement or will in turn be deemed to have agreed to and accepted the revised FPA.

 


 

Posted: March 22, 2013

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Good Friday, the ADF System will be closed on Friday, March 29, 2013. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


 

Posted: February 11, 2013

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Presidents’ Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2013. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


 

Posted: January 14, 2013

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of the Martin Luther King Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2013. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


 

Posted: December 24, 2012

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of New Year’s Day, the ADF System will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2013. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


 

Posted: December 17, 2012

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Christmas, the ADF System will be closed on Tuesday, December 25, 2012. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.

 

Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 

Please be advised that the ADF system will close early on Monday, December 24, 2012 at 1 pm, E.T. See the table below for a schedule of modified hours. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 

Market SessionNormal HoursModified Hours for Monday,
December 24, 2012
Regular Market Session8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Post-Market Trading Session5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.1 p.m. to 5:02 p.m.

 

Posted: November 15, 2012

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of the Thanksgiving holiday, the ADF System will be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2012. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.

 

Please be advised that the ADF system will close early on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 1 p.m., E.T. See the table below for a schedule of modified hours. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 

Market SessionNormal HoursModified Hours for Friday,
November 23, 2012
Regular Market Session8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Post-Market Trading Session5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.1 p.m. to 5:02 p.m.

 


 

Posted: August 27, 2012

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Labor Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday September 3, 2012. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


 

Posted: June 26, 2012

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Independence Day, the ADF System will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.

 

Please be advised that the ADF system will close early on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 1 pm, E.T. See the table below for a schedule of modified hours. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 

Market SessionNormal HoursModified Hours for
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Regular Market Session8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Post-Market Trading Session5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.1 p.m. to 5:02 p.m

 


Posted: June 18, 2012

Updated Consolidated Agreement and New Agreement Amendment to Access FINRA Transparency Facilities

 

FINRA has updated its equities and fixed income transparency services participant agreement and has also created an amendment to the agreement.

 

The revised FINRA Participation Agreement (FPA) replaces the existing FPA. Firms that currently have an FPA with FINRA must use the amendment to add a new FINRA product, delete an existing product or update their billing information.

 

Pursuant to the terms of the individual participation agreements, posting of the revised FPA serves as notice of this change. The modified FPA will become effective 90 days after the posting of this notice. Participants will have 30 days after that effective date to opt out of the agreement or will in turn be deemed to have agreed to and accepted the revised FPA.

 

Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if there are questions regarding this announcement.

 


Posted: May 21, 2012

Holiday Reminder Regarding TRACE Market Data

 

In observation of Memorial Day, the TRAQS system will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2012. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of TRAQS data via the Bond Trading Dissemination Service (BTDS) and/or Agency Trading Dissemination Service (ATDS) feed(s), should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


Posted: March 30, 2012

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Good Friday, the ADF System will be closed on Friday, April 6, 2012. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


Posted: February 13, 2012

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Presidents’ Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2012. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


Posted: January 9, 2012

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of the Martin Luther King Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2012. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


Posted: December 23, 2011

New Year's Day Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of New Year's Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2012. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.

 

Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


Posted: December 19, 2011

Christmas Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

 

In observation of Christmas, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2011. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.

 

Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 


Posted: November 18, 2011

Holiday Reminder

In observation of the Thanksgiving holiday, the ADF System will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2011. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.

 

Please be advised that the ADF system will close early on Friday, November 25, 2011 at 1 pm, E.T. See the table below for a schedule of modified hours. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 

Market SessionNormal HoursModified Hours for Friday,
November 25, 2011
Regular Market Session8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Post-Market Trading Session5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.1 p.m. to 5:02 p.m.

Posted: August 29, 2011

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

In observation of Labor Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2011. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.


Posted: August 28, 2011

Normal Open Following Hurricane Irene

All FINRA facilities will open as normal on Monday, August 29.


Posted: June 27, 2011

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

In observation of Independence Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2011. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.


Posted: May 23, 2011

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

In observation of Memorial Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2011. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.


Posted: April 15, 2011

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

In observation of Good Friday, the ADF System will be closed on Friday, April 22, 2011. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.


Posted: February 11, 2011

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

In observation of Presidents' Day, the ADF System will be closed on Monday, February 21, 2011. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.


Posted: January 13, 2011

Holiday Reminder

In observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the TRF Systems for the following exchanges will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2011: NYSE and NASDAQ. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.


Posted December 15, 2010

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

In observation of the Christmas holiday, the ADF System will be closed on Friday, December 24, 2010. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.  Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.


Posted: November 19, 2010

Implementation Date set for Enhanced Quotation Requirements on the ADF

On December 6th, 2010, amendments to FINRA Rule 6272 will go into effect as proposed in FINRA Rule filing SR-FINRA-2010-049.


Posted: November 12, 2010

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data
In observation of the Thanksgiving holiday, the ADF System will be closed on Thursday, November 25, 2010. As stated in the data feed interface specifications, FINRA may send out unmarked test data via its data feeds on market holidays. Direct data feed subscribers, including recipients of ADF data, should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.

 

Please be advised that the ADF system will close early on Friday, November 26, 2010 at 1 p.m., E.T. See the table below for a schedule of modified hours. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

 

 

Market SessionNormal HoursModified Hours for Friday,
November 26, 2010
Regular Market Session8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Post-Market Trading Session5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Posted: April 1, 2010

LavaFlow
Please be advised that effective Thursday, April 1, 2010, LavaFlow (FLOW MPID) will no longer be an ADF quoting participant. The FLOW MPID will no longer be a valid quote identifier for the ADF market center in either CQS Listed Issues or Nasdaq Issues.

Any questions may be directed to FINRA Operations at: (866) 776-0800.


Posted: October 8, 2009

SIFMA Industry-Wide "Mock Disaster" Test

On Saturday, October 24, 2009, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) will conduct an industry-wide "mock disaster" test. FINRA's ADF, OTCBB and ORF systems will participate in the test.

 

This test provides the opportunity to verify the ability of firms, markets and utilities to operate through an emergency using backup sites, recovery facilities and backup communications capabilities across the industry. The test will simulate a disaster scenario and will allow customers to use the appropriate backup connectivity method to place test orders, receive simulated executions and conduct settlement interactions.

 

All FINRA quote, trade reporting and market data connections will be available for the test. Firms may use their current access ports for the test. However, firms should connect to the backup facility to ensure that all backup systems operate as expected.

 

FINRA production systems will be available for pre-market trading at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET), followed by a market open at 10:00 a.m. ET. A market close event will be scheduled for 12:00 p.m. ET, with a subsequent post-trading session until 12:30 p.m. ET.

 

Firms can register for OTCBB and ORF Saturday test by contacting NASDAQ Trading Services at (212) 231-5180 by noon on Wednesday, October 21, 2009.

 

  • For additional testing information, refer to the SIFMA Test Announcement.
  • Contact Product Management at (866) 899-2107 

 


 

Posted: June 30, 2009

Direct Edge
Please be advised that effective Wednesday, July 1, 2009, Direct Edge (EDGX & EDGA MPIDs) will no longer be an ADF quoting participant in CQS Listed Issues. Both the EDGX & EDGA MPIDs will no longer be valid quote identifiers for the ADF market center in CQS Listed Issues.

 

Any questions may be directed to FINRA Operations at: (866) 776-0800.

 


 

Posted: May 28, 2009

Direct Edge
Please be advised that effective Monday, June 1, 2009, Direct Edge (EDGX MPID) will no longer be an ADF quoting participant in Nasdaq Listed Issues. EDGX MPID will no longer be a valid quote identifier for the ADF market center in Nasdaq Listed Issues. 

 

Any questions may be directed to FINRA Operations at: (866) 776-0800.
 


 

Posted: May 15, 2009

Direct Edge
Please be advised that effective Friday, May 15, 2009, Direct Edge (EDGA MPID) will no longer be an ADF quoting participant in Nasdaq Listed Issues and will no longer be a valid quote identifier for the ADF market center in Nasdaq Listed Issues.

 

Any questions may be directed to FINRA Operations at (866) 776-0800.