Clearing Status

Thu 21 Aug 2014, 22:59:20 BST


UCP market wide status announcements will appear here...

Aug14 FTSE 100 Options (ESX/FLX) = 6728.0


1. MEDIUM:  Liffe Report Decommission

As part of the Post Trade and Clearing Systems migration to ICE, the following Liffe reports will no longer be available on and from Monday 28 July:

- SPAN risk arrays, MSP (Margin & SPAN Summary), SET (Settlement prices).

The following Liffe reports will no longer be available on and from Monday 11 August:

- POS (Position Reconciliation), TRA (Trade reconciliation), NOT (Notifications).


2.  MEDIUM:  Change to Automatic Option Exercise Settings

Following consultation with Members, from both a trading and clearing perspective, the Exchange has determined to reduce the default automatic option exercise settings for all London Market Liffe Individual Equity Option ("IEO") contracts (including those available only on Bclear), effective on and from Monday 14 July 2014, such that all option positions that are in-the-money (ITM), by any amount, when compared to the Expiry Reference Price/EDSP determined and published by the Exchange on expiry day, will automatically exercise, unless Members take preventative measures prior to the Option Exercise Deadline, using standard Universal Clearing Platform ("UCP") option abandon functionality.


3.  MEDIUM:  Change in Liffe Clearing Contact Details

Members please note that, effective on and from Tuesday 22 April 2014, telephone contact details for the NYSE Liffe Clearing Operations and Membership Operations teams will change, as follows;


New Number

Effective date

Clearing Operations

+44 20 7429 7185

Tuesday 22 April 2014

Membership Operations

+44 20 7429 7172

Tuesday 22 April 2014

Email addresses will remain unchanged;


Email Address

Clearing Operations

Membership Operations;


4. LOW:  Clearing Arrangements: UK Public Holidays 2014

UCP Availability:

London Notice No.3770,issued on 10 December 2013, announced the trading days for the NYSE Liffe London market in 2014.  Further detailed arrangements are provided here >Trading Days in 2014.  This notification advises Members of the availability of NYSE Liffe Clearing’s Universal Clearing Platform (“UCP”) and CSV format Clearing Reconciliation Reports on the August UK Public Holiday:      




UCP Availability

Reconciliation Reports Published

UK Public Holiday

Monday 25 August 2014



For the avoidance of doubt, reconciliation reports remain available from NYSE Liffe’s secure FTP site on a 24/7 basis.  On public holidays where Liffe is closed, reconciliation reports will not be generated for those dates.