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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FIX GTC has released five new Extension Packs, including MMT v3.5 and UPI

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Log2Orchestra

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

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Interactive Web browser based reference for the FIX Specification that is generated from the FIX Orchestra Repository

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Specifications and resources to help understand and use the
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FIX Trading Community public consultation on FIX Protocol changes for digital asset trading

The FIX Trading Community has started a public consultation on proposed changes to the FIX Protocol to support the trading of digital assets. These changes leverage existing trading models for other asset classes such as FX and equities, and are intended to provide a common messaging standard for trading this important class of assets. The public consultation runs until June...

Release of Playlist Version 1.0.1

The FIX Global Technical Committee (GTC) announces the availability of Playlist Version 1.0.1, fixing some errors detected in Version 1.0. Please see here for details.

Recommended Practices: BCAN ID using FIX for HKIDR

The FIX Trading Community has issued Recommended Practices describing how to communicate a BCAN (Broker-to-Client Assigned Number) in the Hong Kong market using FIX Fields. This relates to the requirement for orders (or off exchange trade reports) to include an identification code assigned to the relevant client, in order to identify the originators of those orders and trades under the...

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CAT Implementations

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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FIX Extension Packs

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

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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MMT

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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