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BATS Holiday Reminder New Years Day

December 28, 2015

BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange and EDGX Options Exchange will be closed on Friday, January 1, 2016 in observance of New Year's Day. The exchanges will resume normal trading hours on Monday, January 4, 2016.

BATS BZX and EDGX Options Exchange Penny Pilot Replacement Issues Effective January 5, 2016

December 22, 2015

This Circular is being issued to inform you that effective Tuesday, January 5, 2016; BATS BZX and EDGX Options will be replacing 2 delisted issues in the Penny Pilot with the next most active multiply listed issues that are not yet in the Pilot.

BATS Holiday Reminder Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and Closing Early on Thursday, December 24, 2015

December 16, 2015

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange, and EDGX Options Exchange will be closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 and will also be closing 3 hours early on Thursday, December 24, 2015 in observance of Christmas. Normal trading will resume Monday, December 28, 2015. Please click the title for more details.

Reminder - BATS BZX Options Exchange and EDGX Options Exchange to Begin Accepting Orders at 7:30 am ET

December 10, 2015

Currently, BATS BZX Options Exchange and EDGX Options Exchange begin accepting orders at 8 am ET. Effective Friday, December 11, 2015, both BATS Options exchanges will start accepting orders at 7:30 am ET.

BATS Holiday Reminder Closed on Thursday, November 26, 2015 and Closing Early on Friday, November 27

November 17, 2015

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange, and EDGX Options Exchange will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2015 and will also be closing 3 hours early on Friday, November 27, 2015 in observance of Thanksgiving. Normal trading will resume Monday, November 30, 2015. BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange and EDGX Options Exchange will close their regular trading sessions at 1PM ET on Friday, November 27, 2015. The extended trading sessions for BYX Exchange and BZX Exchange on November 27th will end at 2PM ET. The extended trading sessions for EDGA Exchange and EDGX Exchange will end at 5PM ET. The extended trading session for BZX Options Exchange and EDGX Options Exchange for select ETF Index Options will end at 1:15PM ET.

BATS to Observe a Moment of Silence on Monday, November 16, 2015

November 15, 2015

Please be advised that on Monday, November 16, 2015 BATS will join other market participants to observe a moment of silence at 9:25 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) in the wake of the devastating terror attacks in Paris. 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 BZX Options Exchange and EDGX Options Exchange to Begin Accepting Orders at 7:30 am ET

November 12, 2015

Currently, BATS BZX Options Exchange and EDGX Options Exchange begin accepting orders at 8 am ET. Effective Friday, December 11, 2015, both BATS Options exchanges will start accepting orders at 7:30 am ET (pending SEC approval). The start time for matching and routing of orders will not be changing. Please click on the title for complete details.

BATS to Hold Customer Call to Prepare for EDGX Options Launch on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. ET

October 19, 2015

BATS will host a Customer Call/Live Audio Webcast on Thursday, October 29th at 11 a.m. ET to discuss preparations and planning for the launch of the new EDGX Options market on Monday, November 2, 2015. Please click on the title to find information on accessing the live audio webcast and dial-in numbers.

Reminder: BATS to Hold Customer Call to Prepare for EDGX Options Launch on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 1 p.m. ET

September 28, 2015

BATS will host a Customer Call/Live Audio Webcast on Tuesday, September 29th at 1 p.m. ET to discuss preparations and planning for the launch of the new EDGX Options market on Monday, November 2, 2015. Please click on the title to find information on accessing the live audio webcast and dial-in numbers.

BATS EDGX Options Update Daily Member Testing in Production Environment Using Test Symbols Available Effective Monday, September 21, 2015

September 17, 2015

As previously announced, BATS EDGX Options is scheduled to launch November 2, 2015. Member testing in the Production environment allowing for trading of TEST SYMBOLS ONLY will be available starting September 21, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. 4 p.m. ET. A list of test symbols that will be available for trading starting on the effective date can be found here. Note that printing and quoting of test symbols to OPRA will also be supported starting on the effective date using Participant Code E. For more information regarding the EDGX Options Exchange launch, please click on the title.

BATS to Hold Customer Call to Prepare for EDGX Options Launch on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 1 p.m. ET

September 11, 2015

BATS will host a Customer Call/Live Audio Webcast on Tuesday, September 29th at 1 p.m. ET to discuss preparations and planning for the launch of the new EDGX Options market on Monday, November 2, 2015. Please click on the title to find information on accessing the live audio webcast and dial-in numbers.

BATS to Participate in Industry-Wide SIFMA BCP Test on Saturday, October 24, 2015

September 10, 2015

The BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, BZX Options Exchange and EDGX Exchange will be participating in the SIFMA Annual Disaster Recovery test which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 9:00AM 1:00PM ET. All symbols will be made available for order entry. BATS systems will start up within Chicago and be made available for connectivity as early as 8:30AM ET. All Members are encouraged to participate in this Industry-Wide test which will allow for BATS Disaster Recovery testing. Members with connectivity to the secondary site will be allowed to connect, submit orders, and receive market data for the duration of the test. For each member port in the primary data center there is an analogous port in the secondary data center that is ready for connection. Secondary data center port information can be found within BATS Member Web Portal. Please click on the title for further details.

BATS to Observe a Moment of Silence on Friday, September 11, 2015

September 10, 2015

BATS will join other market participants in honoring those lost in the attacks of September 11, 2001, by observing one-minute of silence beginning 9:25 a.m. ET, Friday, September 11, 2015. 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 Closed on Monday, September 7, 2015

September 01, 2015

BATS BYX Exchange, BATS BZX Exchange, BATS EDGA Exchange, BATS EDGX Exchange and BATS BZX Options Exchange will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015, in observance of Labor Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

BATS EDGX Options Exchange Update

August 13, 2015

As previously announced, BATS EDGX Options Exchange (EDGX Options) is scheduled to launch November 2, 2015. EDGX Options will be based on a customer priority/pro rata allocation model and is designed to complement the existing fast-growing BATS BZX Options Exchange (BZX Options) market. The launch of the new EDGX Options market will enable BATS to compete for a new segment of order flow that does not trade on the price-time markets within which BZX Options currently operates.

BATS Receives SEC Approval to Launch EDGX Options Market

August 10, 2015

BATS Global Markets (BATS), a leading operator of exchanges and services for financial markets globally, has received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to launch its second options market EDGX Options. BATS is planning to open the new market on Monday, November 2, 2015. Please click the title for complete details.

BATS BZX Options Exchange Penny Pilot Replacement Issues Effective July 6, 2015

July 02, 2015

This Circular is being issued to inform you that effective Monday, July 6, 2015; BATS BZX Options will be replacing 6 delisted issues in the Penny Pilot with the next most active multiply listed issues that are not yet in the Pilot.

BATS Holiday Reminder Closed on Friday, July 3, 2015

June 26, 2015

BATS BYX Exchange, BATS BZX Exchange, BATS EDGA Exchange, BATS EDGX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015, in observance of Independence Day. Normal trading will resume Monday, July 6, 2015.

BATS EDGX Options Exchange Update

May 29, 2015

As previously announced, BATS EDGX Options Exchange (EDGX Options) is scheduled to launch November 2, 2015, pending SEC approval. EDGX Options will be based on a customer priority/pro rata allocation model and is designed to complement the existing fast-growing BATS BZX Options Exchange (BZX Options) market. The launch of the new EDGX Options market will enable BATS to compete for a new segment of order flow that does not trade on the price-time markets that BZX Options currently operates. For more information related to the BATS EDGX Options including an updated launch schedule, click on the title and also be sure to check out http://www.bats.com/edgxoptions/.

BATS Holiday Reminder Memorial Day

May 18, 2015

BATS BYX Exchange, BATS BZX Exchange, BATS EDGA Exchange, BATS EDGX Exchange and BATS BZX Options Exchange will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015, in observance of Memorial Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Final Weekend Testing Opportunity for BATS Options Exchange and Weekend Test Opportunity for BATS BYX Exchange and BZX Exchange Platforms in NY5 on April 11, 2015

April 10, 2015

BATS is pleased to offer Members the opportunity to participate in the final weekend test of the BATS Options Exchange platform and the third of four weekend tests of the BYX Exchange and BZX Exchange trading platforms located in Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ on Saturday, April 11, 2015. All symbols and functionality normally available in production will be made available for these weekend tests. BATS Options Exchange will be fully operational in NY5 effective Monday, April 13th. The BATS Options platform located in the NJ2 data center will no longer be accessible after the close on Friday, April 10th. Please click on the title for complete details.

Final Weekend Testing Opportunity for BATS Options Exchange and Weekend Test Opportunity for BATS BYX Exchange and BZX Exchange Platforms in NY5 on April 11, 2015

April 09, 2015

BATS is pleased to offer Members the opportunity to participate in the final weekend test of the BATS Options Exchange platform and the third of four weekend tests of the BYX Exchange and BZX Exchange trading platforms located in Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ on Saturday, April 11, 2015. All symbols and functionality normally available in production will be made available for these weekend tests. BATS Options Exchange will be fully operational in NY5 effective Monday, April 13th. The BATS Options platform located in the NJ2 data center will no longer be accessible after the close on Friday, April 10th. Please click on the title for complete details.

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange Data Center Migration Update

April 02, 2015

As previously announced, BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange will be moving from the SAVVIS NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ to the Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ in the 2nd quarter of 2015. Live trading will continue on the respective Weehawken (NJ2) platform until the migration schedule is complete. Please click on the title for complete details.

BATS Holiday Reminder Good Friday

March 27, 2015

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange and BATS Options will be closed on Friday, April 3, 2015, in observance of Good Friday. Normal trading will resume Monday, April 6, 2015.

Final Reminder: BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange Data Center Migration Update Conference Call This Morning (March 26, 2015)

March 26, 2015

On Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 11 a.m. ET, BATS Global Markets will hold a conference call to update customers on the implementation progress and schedule for moving the BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange from the CenturyLink NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ to the Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ. During the call, we will provide updates related to the migration schedule, testing opportunities, latency equalization and other information of interest. Please click on the title for complete details.

Reminder: BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange Data Center Migration Update Conference Call on March 26, 2015

March 24, 2015

On Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 11 a.m. ET, BATS Global Markets will hold a conference call to update customers on the implementation progress and schedule for moving the BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange from the CenturyLink NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ to the Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ. During the call, we will provide updates related to the migration schedule, testing opportunities, latency equalization and other information of interest. Please click on the title for complete details.

BATS Weekend Test Opportunity for BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange Platforms in NY5 on March 28, 2015

March 20, 2015

BATS is pleased to offer Members the opportunity to participate in the second of three weekend tests of the BATS Options Exchange platform and the second of four weekend tests of the BYX Exchange and BZX Exchange trading platforms located in Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ on Saturday, March 28, 2015. All symbols and functionality normally available in production will be made available for these weekend tests. Please click on the title for complete details.

Reminder: BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange Data Center Migration Update Conference Call on March 26, 2015

March 10, 2015

On Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 11 a.m. ET, BATS Global Markets will hold a conference call to update customers on the implementation progress and schedule for moving the BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange from the CenturyLink NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ to the Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ. During the call, we will provide updates related to the migration schedule, testing opportunities, latency equalization and other information of interest. Please click on the title for complete details.

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange Data Center Migration Update

February 27, 2015

As previously announced, BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange will be moving from the SAVVIS NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ to the Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ in the 2nd quarter of 2015. Live trading will continue on the respective Weehawken (NJ2) platform until the migration schedule is complete. Please click on the title for complete details regarding this migration.

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange Data Center Migration Update Conference Call on March 26, 2015

February 26, 2015

On Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 11 a.m. ET, BATS Global Markets will hold a conference call to update customers on the implementation progress and schedule for moving the BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange from the CenturyLink NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ to the Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ. During the call, we will provide updates related to the migration schedule, testing opportunities, latency equalization and other information of interest. Please click on the title for complete details.

BATS Weekend Test Opportunity for BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange Platforms in NY5 on February 21, 2015

February 18, 2015

BATS is pleased to offer Members the opportunity to participate in the first of three weekend tests of the BATS Options Exchange platform and the first of four weekend tests of the BYX Exchange and BZX Exchange trading platforms located in Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ on Saturday, February 21, 2015. All symbols and functionality normally available in production will be made available for these weekend tests. Please click on the title for more details including a test script.

Reminder - BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange Data Center Migration

February 13, 2015

As previously announced, BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange will be moving from the SAVVIS NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ to the Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ in the 2nd quarter of 2015. Live trading will continue on the respective Weehawken (NJ2) platform until the migration schedule is complete. Please click on the title for complete details regarding this migration.

BATS Holiday Reminder Closed on Monday, February 16, 2015

February 10, 2015

BATS BYX Exchange, BATS BZX Exchange, BATS EDGA Exchange, BATS EDGX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange will be closed on Monday, February 16, 2015, in observance of Presidents Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange Data Center Migration Update Conference Call on February 19, 2015

February 06, 2015

On Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 11 a.m. ET, BATS Global Markets will hold a conference call to update customers on the implementation progress and schedule for moving the BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange from the CenturyLink NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ to the Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ. During the call, we will provide updates related to the migration schedule, testing opportunities, latency equalization and other information of interest. Please click on the title for complete details.

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange Data Center Migration Update

January 30, 2015

As previously announced, BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange will be moving from the SAVVIS NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ to the Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ in the 2nd quarter of 2015. Live trading will continue on the respective Weehawken (NJ2) platform until the migration schedule is complete. Please click on the title for complete details regarding this migration.

BATS Winter Storm Juno Update

January 27, 2015

As previously communicated, BATS is pleased to confirm that all BATS U.S. markets will be open and operational for normal trading sessions today.

BATS Winter Storm Juno Update

January 26, 2015

All BATS U.S. markets will be open and operational for normal trading sessions today, January 26 and tomorrow, January 27. We will continue to monitor the storms progress and will provide regular updates to the status as needed.

BATS Holiday Reminder Closed on Monday, January 19, 2015

January 14, 2015

BATS BYX Exchange, BATS BZX Exchange, BATS EDGX Exchange, BATS EDGA Exchange and BATS Options Exchange will be closed on Monday, January 19, 2015 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, January 20, 2015.

Reminder: BATS/Direct Edge Integration Update Conference Call on January 7, 2015

January 06, 2015

On Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. ET, BATS Global Markets will hold a final conference call to update customers on the implementation progress and schedule for integrating the Direct Edge exchanges to BATS Technology that will complete on Monday, January 12, 2015. During the call, we will provide updates related to BATS/Direct Edge data center moves and latency equalization, the integration timeline, certification requirements, testing opportunities, feature release progress and other information of interest. To access the call, please click on the title for complete details.