Nasdaq OMX to Consolidate Nordic ITCH, GCF Feeds

The exchange published the protocol specifications for the new feed, dubbed Enhanced ITCH, last week, and will release further details of customer testing schedules in January, in preparation for a full production launch of the feed towards the end of the second quarter of 2010, says Oliver Albers, senior managing director of global data products at Nasdaq OMX.

The Enhanced ITCH feed is being introduced following the migration of Nasdaq OMX's Nordic equity markets from former OMX technology onto