Release Notes

Dear Cboe Europe Participants,

In response to participant feedback, Cboe Europe (Cboe) announces that, subject to receiving appropriate regulatory approvals, the Continuous Trading session End Time will be brought forward for Nordic, Swiss & Dublin market segments across the BXE, CXE and DXE venues, effective from Friday 17th July 2020. As a result of this, the start of the Cboe Closing Cross (3C) session which resides on BXE only, will also be brought forward. All changes are described below:
*All Times UK
Market Segment

Current - Continuous Session End/3C Session Start

Current - 3C Session End

New - Continuous Session End/3C Session Start

New - 3C Session End

Oslo, Norway

16:30

16:55

15:20

15:45

Copenhagen, Denmark

16:30

16:55

15:55

16:20

Helsinki, Finland

16:30

16:55

16:25

16:50

Stockholm, Sweden

16:30

16:55

16:25

16:50

Zurich, Switzerland

16:30

16:55

16:20

16:45

Dublin, Ireland

16:30

16:55

16:28

16:53

**3C session length remains unchanged (25mins long)

Please note that:

* The Cboe Continuous Trading session includes the Lit, Dark, CboeLIS & Periodic Auction order books.

* Apart from the market segments mentioned above, all other market segments will remain unchanged and will maintain a 16:30 Continuous Session End/3C Session Start, and 16:55 3C Session End timing.

* On half-days, the 3C session will commence immediately at the end of the new Continuous Session end time, and run for 25 minutes as normal.

* Apart from BXE, CXE, and DXE, there will be no changes to any other Cboe Europe platforms or trading session timings.

* There will be no changes to Clearing, nor to Trade Reporting.

Trading Participants should make note of these timing changes as orders in the affected market segments could result in rejections if submitted during the wrong time period. Market data vendors and other consumers of the Cboe market data feeds are also advised to update their systems accordingly.

Production
These changes are planned to take effect in Production from Friday 17th July 2020.

Certification (UAT) Testing
These changes have been effective in UAT for testing purposes since Monday 15th June 2020.

Documentation

* Cboe Europe Trading Hours: https://markets.cboe.com/newsroom/hours/europe/
* 3C web page: http://markets.cboe.com/europe/equities/trading/closing_cross/
* 3C Guidance Note: http://cdn.cboe.com/resources/participant_resources/BCE-GuidanceNote_3C_Final.pdf

Please contact the Trade Desk or your Account Manager if you have any questions.

All current and historical Cboe notices, including symbol universe updates, are available online at http://markets.cboe.com/europe/equities/notices/release_notes/.

Trade Desk
Cboe Europe Equities
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