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MiFID II: Rebundling research will not increase demand for UK SMEs

Rebecca Healey, Managing Partner at Redlap Consulting, discussed with Shanny Basar at Markets Media why rebundling research will not result in a significant increase in SME coverage – a view uninamoulsy shared by panellists at this year’s FIX EMEA Conference. According to Rebecca, the lack of investor appetite in small and mid-cap UK companies remains...

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Financial institutions are pushing crypto firms to adopt FIX standards for trading virtual assets

Crypto firms in markets such as Hong Kong are beginning to listen to traditional financial firms in anticipation of winning institutional flows. By using the FIX Protocol, they will be able to transact information about securities in real time using standards in common use in the traditional space. Continue reading: https://www.digfingroup.com/crypto-fix/

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FLASH FRIDAY: T+1 to Cause Complications for Global Traders

Laurence Jones, Americas regional director at FIX Trading Community, speaks with Anna Lyudvig at Traders Magazine about the move to T+1 settlement for transactions in US cash equities, corporate debt and unit investment trusts, and how the FIX Trading Community is helping its members prepare for the new settlement cycle. //bit.ly/3KnShcs

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Optimism Grows for European Consolidated Tape

Investors have been calling for a consolidated tape in Europe, which gives them aggregated data on trading volumes and prices throughout the region in one place, for more than a decade without success. However, there is now optimism that a useful consolidated tape will be developed in the coming years as regulators have been pushing...

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Infinite Intelligence: Matthew Coupe: data standards in fixed income should keep pace with automation

Infinite Intelligence: Matthew Coupe: data standards in fixed income should keep pace with automation Matthew Coupe, Co-Chair  of the EMEA Regional Committee, spoke with Rajeeb Gurung from Infinite Intelligence at the FIX Trading Conference in March 2023 about the impact of data and automation on the fixed income market. CONTINUE READING…  //bit.ly/42KrLBi

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FIA SIFMA Asset Management Derivatives Forum Summary – February 8-10th 2023, Laguna Beach, CA

From Laurence Jones, FIX Americas Regional Director & Co-Chair, FIX Global Post-Trade Working Group FIX recently attended the FIA SIFMA Asset Management Derivatives Conference, a 3-day event held in Laguna, CA. The 8th year of the event, it continues to have a great agenda covering trading & execution, clearing and collateral, risk management as well...

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GT article on Orchestra

FIX Orchestra was conceived as machine readable rules of engagement between counterparties. Jim Kaye of FIX Trading Community discusses what problem FIX Orchestra was meant to solve and how it can help trading firms realize efficiencies. Please Click on the following Link : https://www.fixglobal.com/fix-orchestra-in-focus/