Schedule Update

BATS Europe Updates to Symbol Reference Data File

January 21, 2011 16:17:39

Dear BATS Europe Participants,

Effective Friday 4th February 2011, BATS Europe will make the following
change to the Symbol Reference Data CSV file available at:

Addition of a matching_unit column - This column indicates the matching
unit for the instrument. Matching units are used to divide instruments
into multicast groups for transmission on the Multicast PITCH market

It is recommended that anyone utilising the BATS Europe Symbol Reference
Data file should confirm proper processing of the additional column
prior to the final release on Friday 4th February 2011.

Testing will be available as of Wednesday 26th January 2011 by means of
the BATS Europe UAT reference data file available at:


New Reference Data Spec:

UAT Reference Data file:

Production Reference Data file:

Please find attached the updated Reference Data Specification effective
Friday 4th February 2011.

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