FIX has been at the forefront of electronic trading for over two decades now. It is the de facto standard for multi asset trading across the globe. From its earliest incarnation as a protocol for routing orders between market participants, the ethos of collaboration and standardisation has been clear. In the financial industry, it is sometimes rare to see business...
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 amoung 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.
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ESMA new edict on ISINs has split the industry but initiatives are underway to find solutions. However, it will still require a significant infrastructure upheaval for those firms that have never used the unique code. Lynn Strongin looks at both sides. For the full article, please click here.
Standards body FIX Trading Community has announced the release of Simple Binary Encoding (SBE) version 1.0 Draft Standard, a non-proprietary binary message encoding to meet the latency demands of high frequency trading and market data. For the full article, please click here.
London, New York, 30th June 2016: FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, today announced the release of Simple Binary Encoding (SBE) version 1.0 Draft Standard to support high performance demands in transactions and/or data feeds. Recent improvements in the speed of hardware, software and network connections have prompted the High Performance Working...