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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FIX Protocol Enables Pre-Trade Allocation – Global Trading Article

Regulators should recognise the properties of the FIX protocol in their discussions about the merits of introducing pre-trade allocation rules. By Damian Bierman, Global Co-Chair, Asia Pacific Technical Committee, FIX Trading Community, and Head of Asia-Pacific, Portfolio Management & Trading Solutions, FactSet There are already established standards and processes in place for buy-side firms to communicate share allocations to their...

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FIX Releases Cybersecurity Guidelines – Waters Tech article

The FIX Trading Community released new cybersecurity guidelines for FIX-over-TLS (FIXS) standards after concerns were raised over the vulnerability of the Financial Information Exchange (FIX) protocol. FIX—a standard messaging language for most asset classes—set up a subgroup of the Cybersecurity Working Group to develop technical standards for using the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. Discussions started in 2015 with the...

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