Schedule Update

Limit Up Limit Down Tier 1 ETP List Updated Effective January 3, 2017

December 29, 2016

In conjunction with the other listing exchanges, effective Tuesday, January 3, 2017, the security symbols included in the Limit Up Limit Down Tier 1 ETP list will be updated. Tier 1 ETPs have narrower Limit Up Limit Down Bands as compared to Tier 2 ETPs. Please click the title for complete details.

Bats Holiday Reminder – Closed on Monday, January 2, 2017

December 27, 2016

Bats BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange, and EDGX Options Exchange will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017 in observance of New Year’s Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Bats Holiday Reminder – Closed on Monday, December 26, 2016

December 19, 2016

Bats BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange, and EDGX Options Exchange will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2016 in observance of Christmas. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, December 27, 2016.

Bats Holiday Reminder – Closed on Thursday, November 24, 2016 and Closing Early on Friday, November 25

November 16, 2016

Overview Bats BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange, and EDGX Options Exchange will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2016 and will also be closing 3 hours early on Friday, November 25, 2016 in observance of Thanksgiving. Normal trading will resume Monday, November 28, 2016. Please click the title for complete details.

Reminder: Bats 2016 Disaster Recovery Data Center Test Plan

October 04, 2016

In coordination with other market centers and in support of Regulation SCI requirements, Bats BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange and EDGX Options Exchange will be participating in the annual SIFMA BCP test on Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Bats to Observe a Moment of Silence on Friday, September 9, 2016

September 07, 2016

Bats will join other market participants in honoring those lost in the attacks of September 11, 2001, by observing one-minute of silence beginning 9:20 a.m. ET, Friday, September 9, 2016. While trading will not be affected, we encourage market participants to join us in silent tribute to the fallen and those affected by the tragedy.

Bats Holiday Reminder – Labor Day

August 29, 2016

Bats BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options and EDGX Options will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016, in observance of Labor Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

Limit Up Limit Down Tier 1 ETP List Updated Effective July 1, 2016

June 30, 2016

In conjunction with the other listing exchanges, effective Friday, July 1, 2016, the security symbols included in the Limit Up Limit Down Tier 1 ETP list will be updated. Tier 1 ETPs have narrower Limit Up Limit Down Bands as compared to Tier 2 ETPs. Please click the title for complete details.

Bats Holiday Reminder Independence Day

June 27, 2016

Bats BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options and EDGX Options will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016, in observance of Independence Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, July 5, 2016.

Update: Bats 2016 Disaster Recovery Data Center Test Plan

June 21, 2016

In coordination with other market centers and in support of Regulation SCI requirements, Bats BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange and EDGX Options Exchange will be participating in the annual SIFMA BCP test on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Please click on the title for complete details.

Bats Holiday Reminder Memorial Day

May 23, 2016

Bats BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options and EDGX Options will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016, in observance of Memorial Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

Update: Bats to Begin Equity Order Matching and Routing at 7 am ET

April 13, 2016

Currently, Bats BZX Exchange, BYX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, and EDGX Exchange begin accepting orders at 6 am ET and matching and routing orders at 8 am ET. Per the updated schedule below, Bats equity exchanges will continue to accept orders at 6 am ET but will begin matching and routing orders 1 hour earlier, at 7 am ET.

Bats Continues to Conduct Daily IPO Auctions in Test Symbol ZTEST

April 11, 2016

As previously announced, Bats will continue to conduct daily IPO Auction tests for test symbol ZTEST in the BZX Exchange production environment. Tests will cease on the day of the BATS IPO. Any issues encountered during the daily tests should be referred to the Bats Trade Desk.

Bats BZX IPO Auction Weekend Test in Symbol BATS Completed Successfully

April 02, 2016

Bats has successfully completed all testing related to the BATS IPO Auction. Thank you for your participation in this weekends test.

Bats BZX IPO Auction Test in Symbol BATS

April 02, 2016

As a reminder, Bats is performing IPO Auction testing in symbol BATS today. Any emails received today related to symbol BATS are a result of this testing activity. Parties interested in participating may utilize the following dial-in bridge to receive additional updates. 1-866-967-9935 code 8867009#

Bats BZX IPO Auction Weekend Test in Symbol BATS Completed Successfully

March 19, 2016

Bats has successfully completed all testing related to the BATS IPO Auction. Thank you for your participation in this weekends test.

Bats BZX IPO Auction Test in Symbol BATS

March 19, 2016

As a reminder, BATS is performing IPO Auction testing in symbol BATS today. Any emails received today related to symbol BATS are a result of this testing activity. Parties interested in participating may utilize the following dial-in bridge to receive additional updates. 1-866-967-9935 code 8867009#

Bats Holiday Reminder Good Friday

March 18, 2016

Bats BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options and EDGX Options will be closed on Friday, March 25, 2016, in observance of Good Friday. Normal trading will resume Monday, March 28, 2016.

Reminder: Bats to Conduct Industry-wide IPO Auction and Closing Auction Test on Saturday, March 19, 2016

March 17, 2016

As previously announced, in anticipation of its first corporate IPO Auction, Bats will be conducting regular IPO Auction testing in its production BZX Exchange environment on a dedicated matching engine with test symbol ZTEST. Testing began in January 2016 and is composed of a series of daily, weekly and weekend test opportunities. Weekend test opportunities will utilize the symbol BATS. Related market data is disseminated via PITCH and through the CTA SIP. Bats will also require each firm to certify its order entry system in order to participate in trading a Corporate IPO on BZX Exchange the first day. Please click the title for complete details.

Bats 2016 Disaster Recovery Data Center Test Plan

March 03, 2016

In coordination with other market centers and in support of Regulation SCI requirements, Bats BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange and EDGX Options Exchange will be participating in the annual SIFMA BCP test in the fall of 2016. Please click on the title for complete details.

Bats BZX IPO Auction Weekend Test in Symbol BATS Completed Successfully

February 27, 2016

Bats has successfully completed all testing related to the BATS IPO Auction. Thank you for your participation in this weekends test.

Bats BZX IPO Auction Test in Symbol BATS

February 27, 2016

As a reminder, BATS is performing IPO Auction testing in symbol BATS today. Any emails received today related to symbol BATS are a result of this testing activity. Parties interested in participating may utilize the following dial-in bridge to receive additional updates. 1-866-967-9935 code 8867009#

Reminder: Bats to Conduct Industry-wide IPO Auction and Closing Auction Test on Saturday, February 27, 2016

February 22, 2016

As previously announced, in anticipation of its first corporate IPO Auction, Bats will be conducting regular IPO Auction testing in its production BZX Exchange environment on a dedicated matching engine with test symbol ZTEST. Testing began in January 2016 and is composed of a series of daily, weekly and weekend test opportunities. Related market data is disseminated via PITCH and through the CTA SIP. Please note the IPO process changes Bats has made on BZX Exchange described in the recent notice. Bats will also require each firm to certify its order entry system in order to participate in trading a Corporate IPO on BZX Exchange the first day. Please click the title for complete details.

BATS Holiday Reminder Closed on Monday, February 15, 2016

February 09, 2016

BATS BYX Exchange, BATS BZX Exchange, BATS EDGA Exchange, BATS EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange, and EDGX Options Exchange will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2016 in observance of Presidents Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

BATS BZX IPO Auction Weekend Test in Symbol BATS Complete

February 06, 2016

BATS has completed all testing related to the BATS IPO Auction. Thank you for your participation in this weekends test.

BATS BZX IPO Auction Test in Symbol BATS

February 06, 2016

As a reminder, BATS is performing IPO Auction testing in symbol BATS today. Any emails received today related to symbol BATS are a result of this testing activity.

Reminder: BATS to Conduct Industry-wide IPO Auction Testing Starting January 2016 and Require IPO Certification (updated)

January 22, 2016

As previously announced, in anticipation of its first corporate IPO Auction, BATS will be conducting regular IPO Auction testing in its production BZX Exchange environment on a dedicated matching engine with test symbol ZTEST. Testing began in January 2016 and is composed of a series of daily, weekly and weekend test opportunities. Related market data is disseminated via PITCH and through the CTA SIP. Please note the IPO process changes BATS has made on BZX Exchange described in the recent notice. BATS will also require each firm to certify its order entry system in order to participate in trading a Corporate IPO on BZX Exchange the first day. Please click the title for complete details.

BATS Holiday Reminder Closed on Monday, January 18, 2016

January 12, 2016

BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange and EDGX Options Exchange will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2016 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The exchanges will resume normal trading hours on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

Reminder: BATS to Conduct Industry-wide IPO Auction Testing Starting January 2016

January 11, 2016

As previously announced, in anticipation of its first corporate IPO Auction, BATS will begin conducting regular IPO Auction testing in its production BZX Exchange environment on a dedicated matching engine with test symbol ZTEST. Testing will begin in January 2016 and will be composed of a series of daily, weekly and weekend test opportunities. Related market data will be disseminated via PITCH and through the CTA SIP. Please note the IPO process changes BATS has made on BZX Exchange described in the recent notice. Please click the title for complete details.