We are excited to announce that we are releasing South Africa (Johannesburg) equities market trading for Live on trade date Monday, May 1, 2017. We also expect to release the Thailand market for Live by Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at the earliest.
Trading in Johannesburg is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM SAST. In PPro8, Johannesburg symbols have the market extension ZA, for example BIL.ZA.
To request buying power for these markets, go to Metro: Live Processes: Buying Power: EMEA: ZAC – SOUTH AFRICAN CENT and ASIA-PACIFIC: THB – THAI BHAT. Please submit your buying power requests as soon as possible to be ready for trading on the first day of the release.
Head Office will cover entitlements for these markets until the end of July 2017.
To see quotes on the Johannesburg primary market, it is necessary to add the entitlements for them. To do so, go to Metro: Live Processes: Entitlements: EMEA, and select the check boxes for JSEL1 / JSEL2.
Be sure to encourage your traders to take advantage of this opportunity to trade South Africa and Thailand equities in Live.