BATS Exchange Holds First Official Opening Bell Ceremony

BATS Holdings, a global financial markets technology company, has successfully completed the transition to operate as a national securities exchange. As of Nov. 6, all US-listed securities are available for trading on BATS Exchange.

BATS Trading President and CEO Joe Ratterman ofers some insight into the new, full-fledged exchange that is taking on the likes of NYSE and NASDAQ.

BATS, which became a full-fledged exchange on Oct. 24, holds its first official opening bell ceremony.