BATS Readies Options Data

While noting the differences between options and equities data, such as symbology and data fields, BATS chief operating officer Chris Isaacson says the options feeds "will be as similar as possible to the equities feeds to allow for early adoption and ease of transition."

Both the full-depth and top-of-book options feeds will be available at launch, though the exchange has no plans to offer a TCP-based PITCH feed for options.

In addition, BATS Options will submit quote and trade data to the Option

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