Technical Notice

Holiday Reminder Regarding TRACE Market Data

June 27, 2019

In observance of Independence Day, the TRACE system will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019. 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 TRACE data via the Bond Trading Dissemination Service (BTDS), Agency Trading Dissemination Service (ATDS), Structured Products Dissemination Services (SPDS) and/or 144A Trade Dissemination Services (144A) feed(s) should take the necessary precautions to prevent data corruption.

Additionally, please be advised that the TRACE system will close early on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.  See the table below for a schedule of modified hours (these hours also apply to BTDS/ATDS/SPDS/144A). Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact FINRA Market Operations at (866) 776-0800 if you have any questions.

Market Session Normal Hours Modified Hours for Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Regular Market Session 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Post-Market Trading Session 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.