Technology and innovation were the common themes of the 14th Asia Pacific Trading Summit in Hong Kong, as traders and technologists gathered to discuss the issues facing Asian markets. For the full article, please click here.
FIX in the News
For those of us in financial services who have been involved in the world of digital currencies and distributed ledgers (also known as a blockchain), 2015 was the year that this innovative technology finally appeared on the radar of every major bank, broker-dealer, exchange and institutional investor. For the full article, please click here.
The below articles have been suggested for distribution to the Digital Currency Working Group Members: Call for blockchain standards is premature and alarmist. (http://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-standards-alarmist/) ETFs’ argues for a bitcoin fund (http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-new-chapter-for-etfs-spider-woman-1461058202) Blockchain is about to get interesting as trial phases end (http://www.thetradenews.com/Technology/Blockchain-about-to-get-interesting-as-trial-phases-end—Euroclear/) Contributions provided by Steven Schweitzer, News Liaison, Digital Currency Working Group
One of the most widely used messaging protocols for information exchange in financial markets is FIX, which stands for Financial Information eXchange (FIX), and is maintained by its industry supported non-profit structure under the FIX Trading Community. For the full article, please click here.