Mission Statement

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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The Role Of Associations In Regulation – Global Trading Article

With Christian Krohn, Managing Director, Head of Equities, AFME, and Matthew Coupe, Director Market Structure, Barclays and FIX Trading Community EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee Co-chair. For the full article, please click here.

FIX Trading Community announces enhancements to the FIX Protocol to support MiFID II legislation on time stamps

London 2nd December 2015: – FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, today announced that the FIX Protocol will now support higher time stamp resolution to enable market participants to be MiFID II compliant. FIX formed the Clock Synchronisation Working Group in June 2015 to look at regulatory technical standard (RTS) on...

FIX Trading Community announces new open technical resource to facilitate software development

London 23rd November 2015: – FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, today announced that it is now opening its technical standards process to software developers throughout the financial industry. A standard, complete modern high performance interface for venues will promote fairness, lower costs, and should lead to quality and reliability improvements. An open...

FIX Trading Community announces revised guidelines on Execution Analysis in EMEA

London, 21st October 2015 – FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, today announce that it has produced EMEA specific guidelines on Execution Venue Analysis. These latest revisions focus on adding further clarity around Last Capacity and Liquidity flag definitions, as well as mandating all executing venues, including broker crossing and alternative...