Schedule Update

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 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 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.

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.

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 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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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

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

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 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.

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.

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

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#

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

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.

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.

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.

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.