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FIX Trading Community is built around clear standards

FIX Protocol is part of the fabric of capital markets.  Formed in 1991 at the dawn of electronic trading, FIX connects the global ecosystem of venues, asset managers, banks/brokers, vendors and regulators by standardizing the communication among participants.  This is accomplished by following 4 key principles:

  • Creating and maintaining robust open standards across the whole ecosystem from pre-trade to market data to settlement.
  • Providing advice and counsel to regulatory bodies in a transparent and unbiased way.
  • Seeking ways to improve the trading process front to back for the global financial services industry.
  • Providing our members with a neutral, collaborative environment to come together through member-driven conferences and other critical forums to promote, support and educate.

FIX Trading Community - Mission Statement

FIX Protocol is part of the fabric of capital markets.  Formed in 1991 at the dawn of electronic trading, FIX connects the global ecosystem of venues, asset managers, banks/brokers, vendors and regulators by standardizing the communication amoung participants.  This is accomplished by following 4 key principles:

FIX Trading Community is built around clear standards

Creating and maintaining robust open standards across the whole ecosystem from pre-trade to market data to settlement.

Providing advice and counsel to regulatory bodies in a transparent and unbiased way.

Seeking ways to improve the trading process front to back for the global financial services industry.

Providing our members with a neutral, collaborative environment to come together through member-driven conferences and other critical forums to promote, support and educate.

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FIX Group Helps Mold Digital Asset Trading Standards

Published by: Financial Technologies Forum | 18th May 2021 FIX Trading Community Partners with Global DCA The FIX Trading Community, a standards body for transacting securities via the electronic Financial Information eXchange (FIX) protocol, will be working with the Global Digital Asset and Cryptocurrency Association (Global DCA) to create standards for trading digital assets, officials confirm. Both groups “recognize that...

FIX sets its sights on digital asset trading

Published by: Finextra| 17th May 2021 The FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading and the Global Digital Asset & Cryptocurrency Association (Global DCA), the global self-regulatory association for the digital asset & cryptocurrency industry, each recognize that their complementary efforts can be strategically combined to further promote standardization for trading digital...

FIX Trading Community and Global DCA Agree to Join Efforts in Digital Asset Knowledge Share

London, New York, Hong Kong, 17 May 2021: The FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading and the Global Digital Asset & Cryptocurrency Association (Global DCA), the global self-regulatory association for the digital asset & cryptocurrency industry, each recognize that their complementary efforts can be strategically combined to further promote standardization for trading...

Steven Kelly Receives ISITC Excellence Award

Published by: FTF News | Financial Technologies Forum | March 31, 2021 Steven Kelly Receives ISITC Excellence Award Industry standards trade group ISITC has selected Steven J. Kelly, CFA, to be the 2021 recipient of the ISITC Standard of Excellence Award for his accomplishments in developing standards and best practices for financial services operations. A former ISITC chairman, Kelly received...

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