ADF Announcements

Posted: March 23, 2018

Holiday Reminder Regarding ADF Market Data

In observance of Good Friday, the ADF System will be closed on Friday, March 30, 2018. 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, 2017

Programmatic Download of API Files

FINRA experienced an issue this morning with the programmatic download of API files. API files could still be downloaded manually at this time and the issue only impacted the electronic download of these files. The issue was addressed and files are now available programmatically and manually. Firms who were connected for API downloads may have experienced a disconnect starting at around 8:15 a.m. Eastern Time. Firms with questions should contact FINRA Operations or call (866) 776-0800.

Posted: February 23, 2017

FINRA NTF Unavailable February 24, 2017

The FINRA test facility (NTF) will be unavailable for testing all FINRA Multi Product Platform (MPP) facilities on Friday, February 24, 2017, from 1:30 p.m. E.T. through the end of the day.

This event will affect FINRA's Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (TRACE), FINRA's Trade Reporting Facility (TRF) platform, and the OTC Reporting Facility (ORF). Trade report testing via CTCI, FIX, and the TRAQS Web application, API downloads and vendor feed dissemination from the test region will be affected during this time.

Note 1 - The FINRA production environment will not be affected during this time.
Note 2 - The internal NASDAQ TRF and NYSE TRF Exchange platform testing facilities will not be affected by the FINRA NTF outage during this time.

The FINRA test facility will be available again on Monday, February 27, 2017, for all FINRA MPP facilities.

Please direct questions concerning this notice via email to FINRA Product Management or call (866) 899-2107.