Internationalizing China’s Trading Standards

By Jim Northey, Co-Chair Global Technical Committee and Co-Chair High Performance Working Group, FIX Trading Community, and Mao Ting, Senior Manager, China Foreign Exchange Trade System CFETS is keen to work closely with the FIX organization and ISO TC68 to improve standardization in China’s domestic market and share its experiences with the world. The China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS),...

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The adoption of Crypto Assets into the Institutional Mainstream

By Sean K. Ristau, Co-Chair Digital Currency/Blockchain Working Group, FIX Trading Community and Director of Exchange Integration and Education, Bcause LLC & Jim Northey, Co-Chair Global Technical Committee and Co-Chair High Performance Working Group, FIX Trading Community. Revenue generated from crypto exchanges could more than double to $4bn this year, according to a recent Sanford C. Bernstein & Co report....

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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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