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UPDATE: FIX Online Specification

The FIX Global Technical Committee is happy to announce an update to the baseline version of the normative FIX Specification, initially published under https://fixtrading.org/online-specification in early December 2019. The update includes a number of enhancements described below. It does not yet include Extension Packs beyond EP97 but is intended to facilitate the understanding of FIX concepts...

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The Orchestra has begun to play….

The FIX Global Technical Committee (GTC) is proud to announce the availability of Version 1.0 of the new FIX Technical Standard FIX Orchestra. It is a metadata standard that defines all elements of a messaging application as well as the syntax for the rules that govern these elements. The term FIX Orchestra file stands for...

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FINRA drops support of CTCI Protocol for TRACE and ORF, FIX Protocol recommended

Any clients, including Service Bureaus, that currently utilize CTCI and wish to continue to deliver electronic transactions should migrate to the FIX Protocol by Monday, 3rd of February 2020. FINRA announced their termination of CTCI protocol (CTCI/TCP; CTCI/MQ) support for both TRACE and Over-the-Counter Reporting (ORF) transaction reporting in August 2018, for more information please...

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FIX Online Specification has been published

The FIX Global Technical Committee is happy to announce that the normative FIX Specification has been successfully refactored on the basis of FIX Version 5.0 Service Pack 2 Volume 1 – 7 and is now published under https://fixtrading.org/online-specification. It is the starting point for the inclusion of the large number of Extension Packs that have been...

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Holiday Greetings from the GTC

We would like to wish you all happy holidays and season greetings from the FIX Global Technical Committee leadership. The main FIX holiday mailing listed the accomplishments of the Global Technical Committee (“GTC”), so we have chosen to look forward to 2018. May your stockings be full of MiFID II Compliance using the enhancements to...