Markets Media Acquires GlobalTrading, FIXGlobal.com Operator – PRNewswire

Markets Media Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of GlobalTrading, a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading’s FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading. Content published on GlobalTrading’s FIXGlobal.com platform comes directly from expert market participants, including asset managers, brokerages,...

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Diving Into Cryptocurrencies: Trading Stack, Standardization Beckon Institutions at FIX Briefing – Traders Magazine

From mining to physical trading to futures, speakers at this spring’s FIX Trading Community Americas Briefing made it clear: cryptocurrencies—and the consequences they augur—are top of mind, with planning around them now on tap even at financial services’ most staid and steadfast firms. The briefing, hosted last week by Goldman Sachs in New York, narrowed in on a range of...

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Addressing the Cybersecurity Landscape Through Collaboration – E-forex Article

The FIX Cybersecurity Working Group was established a number of years ago in response to the deteriorating security landscape for financial services institutions. This article outlines the Group’s operating logic, initiatives to date, and anticipates the work the FIX Cybersecurity Working Group will undertake in continuing efforts to counter cybersecurity risks. Background and Landscape Security has long been an essential...

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FIX EMEA Trading Conference 2018: Podcast – TABB Forum

http://tabbforum.com/videos/fix-emea-trading-conference-2018-podcast On March 15, 2018, the FIX Trading Community celebrated its 10th annual EMEA Trading Conference at Old Billingsgate in London. The full-day event was attended by more than 1,000 people and covered the most pressing issues facing the institutional trading community, providing a neutral platform for buy-side, sell-side, exchanges, vendors and regulators to share their ideas on how the...

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FINRA to Change to FIX Execution Time Trade Reporting

Effective Monday, August 20, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority will require a change to all FIX trade reporting related to the processing of execution time during Daylight Savings Time (DST) changes. This update affects firms’ transaction reports for all FINRA Multi Product Platform products (MPP), including TRACE, the OTC Trade Reporting Facility (ORF), and The Alternative Display Facility (ADF). Currently,...

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A World Without FIX – Global Trading article

The FIX Protocol has transformed trading by increasing speed, reducing errors and improving efficiency. It also brings market participants together within a ruthless industry. As someone of a certain age, I can indeed remember a world without FIX. I can remember quite clearly receiving faxes from clients with lists of orders and having to decipher what they said, calling back...

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How FIX is changing post-trade FX for the sell-side – JD Supra article

Post-trade FX activities have been dramatically simplified by the FIX interface, allowing sell-side participants to navigate challenges such as liquidity fragmentation and to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO). The FIX protocol has been widely used in equity and fixed income, but is now increasingly popular, and powerful, in the FX world. Recent FX developments, such as MiFID II and...

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