Deployment Schedule for New Opening Process for Non-IEX-Listed Securities

IEX Trading Alert #2017 - 027


On July 24, 2017, IEX received SEC approval to modify the process for opening the Regular Market Session for non-IEX-listed securities. For further information on the revised process, please review IEX Trading Alert #2017 - 020 and the IEX Opening Process for Non-IEX-Listed Securities.

Deployment will begin Wednesday, August 23, 2017 and conclude on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Please note this is updated from the deployment schedule originally noted in IEX Trading Alert #2017 - 020.

Deployment Schedule

The updated deployment schedule for the new opening process is detailed below:

  • Wednesday, August 23: Test Symbols (CBO, CBX, ZBZX, ZJZZT, ZTEST, ZVV, ZVZZT, ZWZZT, ZXZZT)
  • Thursday, August 24: Two non-test securities (VG, WIN)
  • Friday, August 25: Ten non-test securities (VALE.P, VG, VHC, VIAV, VIP, VLY, WIN, YINN, YTEN, ZIOP)
  • Monday, August 28: All symbols starting with 'Y' - 'Z', VALE.P, VG, VHC, VIAV, VIP, VLY, WIN
  • Tuesday, August 29: All symbols starting with 'V' - 'Z'
  • Wednesday, August 30: All symbols ('A' - 'Z')

Amendments to IEX Trading Alert #2017 - 20

Please note that IEX Trading Alert #2017 - 020, originally published on Friday, July 14, 2017, erroneously included ZIEXT, ZEXIT, ZXIET in the list of available test symbols. Those symbols have since been removed and the deployment timing noted above has been updated.

More Information

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