Nasdaq Statement on North American Operations
All electronic equities, options, and fixed income markets remain fully operational
New listings and Initial Public Offerings continue as scheduled
PHLX Options Market trading floor transitions to electronic-only trading
Nasdaq’s operations have been tested over time to function successfully in remote environments. This includes the company’s market infrastructure operations, index, analytics, technology, governance, investor relations, and surveillance businesses.
In consultation with industry stakeholders, and following guidelines from the
“We understand the vital role the
Additional updates to Nasdaq’s North American Operations include:
- All electronic Nasdaq-operated equities, options, and fixed income markets will remain in operation during this period, with only critical operational personnel on-site working in either split teams or rotating staff schedules
- The Nasdaq PHLX Options Market trading floor in
Philadelphiawill temporarily close on Tuesday, March 17, until further notice; all options trading will transition to an electronic-only environment
- Initial public offerings (IPOs) and our first trade operations can continue as scheduled during this period, through Nasdaq’s proprietary listing technology – Bookviewer
- The Nasdaq MarketSite and Client Experience Center in
Times Squarewill remain in operation with reduced staffing and attendees to facilitate the Nasdaq Opening and Closing Bell ceremonies; new listings; and, IPO first trade operations; as well as global broadcast operations. All client events have been cancelled and general public access is restricted until further notice
For the latest updates on Nasdaq’s market operations, please review the System Status Messages page available at: www.nasdaqtrader.com.
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