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(a) In the event that extremely high market volatility is likely to have a Floor-wide impact on the ability of [Designated Market Makers] to arrange for the fair and orderly opening, reopening following a market-wide halt of trading at the Exchange, or closing of trading at the Exchange and that absent relief, the operation of the Exchange is likely to be impaired, a qualified Exchange officer may declare an extreme market volatility condition with respect to trading on or through the facilities of the Exchange.
(b) In the event that an extreme market volatility condition is declared with respect to trading on or through the facilities of the Exchange, a qualified Exchange officer shall be empowered to temporarily suspend at the opening of trading or reopening of trading following a market-wide trading halt: (i) the need for prior Floor Official or prior NYSE Floor operations approval to open or reopen a security at the Exchange (Rules 123D(1) and 79A.30); and/or (ii) applicable requirements to make pre-opening indications in a security (Rules 15 and 123D(1)).
Originally posted by GoalPoster
Seems to be open to me . . .
/quotes/zigman/627449/delayed 11,097 -314 -2.75%
/quotes/zigman/123127 2,419 -93 -3.69%
/quotes/zigman/3870025 1,156 -38 -3.15%
/quotes/zigman/629063 1,832 -64 -3.39%
/quotes/zigman/3173262 5,132 -200 -3.75%
/quotes/zigman/3173214 3,125 -129 -3.98%
/quotes/zigman/2380246 5,657 -292 -4.90%
/quotes/zigman/1482176 15,180 -770 -4.83%
IBEX 35 IDX
/quotes/zigman/2759618 8,361 -367 -4.21%
Originally posted by SpaDe_
So, what is the event that is taking place, or about to take place that would force them to invoke this rule? I am watching the futures, and I am not seeing anything way out of the ordinary. Is there something going on behind the scenes that the public is not aware of yet?