NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nasdaq OMX
There was a connectivity issue "which lead to a degradation in the ability of the SIP to disseminate consolidated quotes and trades," the exchange said in a statement.
The cause of the issue has been identified and addressed, the exchange said.
An "exchange participant" would be either a brokerage or a market maker.
(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Phil Berlowitz)