Opra Set To Change Rates In February 1999

PRICING & FEES

CHICAGO--The Options Reporting Authority (Opra) is poised to implement a variety of pricing changes for its equity and index options data, which will become effective Feb. 1, 1999.

Most notably, the charge for equity and index options prices will increase by $1.00 per user per month for members (60 cents for firms with over 750 screens) and $2.00 for non-members (see table below). The rate for foreign currency options will increase by 25 cents per user.

Opra will abandon its tiered pricing str