Reminder – FINRA Changes to FIX Trade Reporting Related to Processing of Execution Time

FINRA reminds clients that beginning Monday, August 20, 2018, a change to all FIX trade reporting related to the processing of execution time during Daylight Savings Time (DST) will go into effect. This update affects clients’ transaction reports for all FINRA Multi Product Platform products (MPP), including TRACE, the OTC Trade Reporting Facility (ORF), and The Alternative Display Facility (ADF)....

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What to expect at the FIX Nordic Trading Briefing

The 9th FIX Trading Community Nordic Trading Briefing is just around the corner and this year’s conference promises to live up to the event’s reputation for stimulating and informative discussion, with a Nordic twist.   MiFID II is on everyone’s minds and we’ll be looking at what market participants need to know to thrive in a post-MiFID II environment. But...

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Navigating low-latency trading technology in India

India has taken a big step forward in widening its low-latency trading community. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in March announced regulatory changes designed to let more firms trade via shared managed colocation services. The move, SEBI said, would benefit small- and medium-sized firms that may have been prohibited from such trading previously due to costs and...

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Bringing Cryptocurrency into the Institutional Order Flow – Traders Magazine Online News

With more than 500 cryptocurrency exchanges in the world today and about 1,500 cryptocurrencies, digital assets are truly a global market that has grabbed the attention of everyone from the retail investor to major institutions. But with a market that has literally pulled in millions of individual accounts globally, it has brought in a small percentage of traditional institutional players....

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MiFID II, Crypto and Front-Office Transformation – the Top Issues Defining 2018: FIX Trading Community Podcast

This FIX Trading Community podcast was recorded at the FIX London Regional Event on the June 27, 2018, hosted by Colt Technologies. Guests include Alex Wolcough, the Director for Appsbroker Fintech Ltd and an active member in the FIX Trading Community MiFID Best Execution Working Group, and Rebecca Healey, Head of EMEA Market Structure & Strategy, Liquidnet, and recently appointed...

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FIX EMEA Regional Co-Chair Position

FIX Trading Community are pleased to announce that Rebecca Healey, Head of EMEA Market Structure and Strategy at Liquidnet will be the new Co-Chair of the EMEA Regional Committee. Rebecca has served as Co-Chair of the FIX Trading Community’s EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee dedicated to addressing real business and regulatory issues impacting multi-asset trading in global markets. She has been a...

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How Best to Measure MiFID’s Success – Best Execution

Never let it be said that the FIX Trading Community fails to debate the full gamut of issues. The 2018 EMEA Trading Conference, in London, was the organisation’s tenth annual event and threw up plenty for discussion, ranging from periodic auctions and broker preferencing, to the appropriateness of gentlemen wearing coloured socks in the City of London. The more serious...

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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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