Mission Statement

FIX Trading Community is built around clear standards

FIX Protocol is part of the fabric of capital markets.  Formed in 1991 at the dawn of electronic trading, FIX connects the global ecosystem of venues, asset managers, banks/brokers, vendors and regulators by standardizing the communication among participants.  This is accomplished by following 4 key principles:

  • Creating and maintaining robust open standards across the whole ecosystem from pre-trade to market data to settlement.
  • Providing advice and counsel to regulatory bodies in a transparent and unbiased way.
  • Seeking ways to improve the trading process front to back for the global financial services industry.
  • Providing our members with a neutral, collaborative environment to come together through member-driven conferences and other critical forums to promote, support and educate.

FIX Trading Community - Mission Statement

FIX Protocol is part of the fabric of capital markets.  Formed in 1991 at the dawn of electronic trading, FIX connects the global ecosystem of venues, asset managers, banks/brokers, vendors and regulators by standardizing the communication amoung participants.  This is accomplished by following 4 key principles:

FIX Trading Community is built around clear standards

Creating and maintaining robust open standards across the whole ecosystem from pre-trade to market data to settlement.

Providing advice and counsel to regulatory bodies in a transparent and unbiased way.

Seeking ways to improve the trading process front to back for the global financial services industry.

Providing our members with a neutral, collaborative environment to come together through member-driven conferences and other critical forums to promote, support and educate.

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A browser-based application that reads FIX logfiles and produces a machine readable rules of engagement specification

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Specifications and resources to help understand and use the
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Crackdown by regulators aims to protect investors entering a more digital world

Published by: MondoVisione 31/08/2021 A US Government crackdown on unregulated digital exchanges and stablecoins has long been on the cards, according to broker dealer and pioneering secondary market ATS operator Rialto Markets.   But rather than trying to kill off this emerging sector, Rialto Markets’ Head of Market Structure Lee E Saba expects and welcomes an official drive to create a...

FIX – Realising the potential of algo wheels

Published by: Traders Magazine 30th July 2021 Even though algo wheels have been around for five years and their adoption is now near universal, few are using them beyond the simplest of use cases, such as managing commission wallets or dealing with ‘nuisance’ orders. The slow path to realizing the full potential of algo wheels was the main topic of...

Update on routing transparency initiative

Published By : Traders Magazine | 2nd June 2021 With Enrico Cacciatore, Head of Market Structure & Trading Analytics, Voya Investment Management, and Tim Sargent, CEO, CalcGuard Technologies What have been some challenges as the Routing Transparency Initiative (RTI) has moved forward? ENRICO CACCIATORE: The biggest challenge for RTI is the inherent lack of standardized data and lack of data...

FIX and DCA See Rosy Future for Digital Assets

Published by: Traders Magazine | 27th May 2021 In the last 12 months, there has been a sea change in the crypto markets with a shift from the sentiment-driven retail model and speculative trading to a more mature, long-term investment approach, as new institutional players begin allocating a portion of their investments to crypto assets, Tony Pettipiece, Chair of the...

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Guidance for CAT Implementations – FIX and FIF members collaborated to provide guidance for firms implementing CAT NMS Plan (Phase 2A-Equities) CAT-FIX...

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Recent extensions to the protocol, initiated by working groups, have completed Global Technical Committee review and approval and have been published on...

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FIX Orchestra was conceived as machine readable rules of engagement between counterparties. Orchestra is intended to cut time to onboard counterparties and...

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The Market Model Typology (MMT) was developed to provide data standardization across financial markets.  The latest version of MMT delivers efficient operational...

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