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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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Best execution post-RTS 27: Building consensus in the industry

REGULATION December 23, 2021 12:03 PM GMT The removal of RTS 27 execution reports does not negate the importance of best execution, and with the expected regulatory divergence between the UK and EU markets, greater collaboration among market participants to agree on standards is of paramount importance. By Charlotte Decuyper With greater divergence between EU and UK regulators post-Brexit, standards that are...

The Industry Asks… Quickfire Questions On FIX Latest Standard

With Emma Quinn, Global Co-Head of Equity Trading, AllianceBernstein, and Hanno Klein, FIX Technical Director As part of series of articles by members of the FIX Trading Community, AllianceBernstein’s Global Co-Head of Equity Trading, (and Chair of the FIX Trading Community’s Board of Directors), Emma Quinn, quizzes FIX Technical Director, Hanno Klein, on just what the end of FIX versioning...

Fixed income: Bond trade efficiency potentially stalled by regulators

Posted by: Best Execution, November 10, 2021 Regulators could stymie the only consensus model for firm pricing in fixed income, a market short of transparency. Dan Barnes reports. Regulators may throw a spanner in the works of bond trading automation, by including desktop trading tools within the definition of regulated trading venue. A ruling by the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)...

Why Being a FIX Trading Community Member Matters

Why Being a FIX Trading Community Member Matters — And Why You Should Contribute By Rich Evans, Global Co-chair of FIX Trading Community, and Lee Saba, Global Co-chair of FIX Trading Community and Head of Market Structure, Rialto Markets In an era of focus on good governance, every firm’s contribution to the FIX community matters more than ever. FIX has...

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