Rules and Guidance Consultations

This page includes details of market developments and consultations undertaken by NZX on the NZX rules set.

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This page was last updated on 27 June 2024.

Live Consultations

Market Maker Eligibility

As part of the relaunch of the S&P/NZX20 Index Futures Contract, NZX is consulting on proposed changes to its market maker eligibility requirements to allow entities that are not NZX Trading Participants to apply to be Designated Market Makers. The consultation paper, along with the exposure drafts of the proposed amendments to the NZX Participant Rules, Derivatives Market Rules, as well as consequential amendments to the NZX Derivatives Market Procedures and NZ Markets Disciplinary Tribunal Rules are available below:

We invite interested parties to provide their views on the matters raised in the consultation paper by emailing a written submission to Alternatively, please get in contact with us to provide a verbal submission. Please note that the final date for submissions is Friday, 19 July 2024.