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An association of 300 member firms, drawn from across the industry, across the globe – designing solutions to solve industry issues

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FIX standards have driven electronic trading for 30 years and are constantly updated to support industry needs

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Our member-driven global educational and networking events bring the industry together

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FIX Trading Community: Shaping the Future of Trading

EP273 - EP276 Released

FIX GTC has released four new Extension Packs, including digital asset trading

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A browser-based application that allows to interactively select a subset of an Orchestra XML file

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Interactive Web browser based reference for the FIX Protocol specification

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FIX Family of Standards

Specifications and resources to help understand and use the
various FIX standards

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FIX Trading Community Global Events Schedule 2023

FIX Trading Community News

FIX Standards now part of the OFR Financial Instrument Reference Database

The Office of Financial Research (OFR) has added relevant parts of the FIX Protocol to its Financial Instrument Reference Database (FIRD). The FIRD, a Dodd-Frank Act requirement, helps to identify where reference data is standardized and where there are inconsistencies. The FIRD now uses data standards – ISO 20022, ACTUS Financial Research Foundation’s data dictionary and FIX – to provide...


Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is an increasingly important aspect of financial markets, but challenges remain, particularly in light of the continued lack of coherent regulatory guidelines and the absence of accurate and consistent data. Please see articles featuring FIX on this topic here. Click “Continue reading…” to read the articles. Best Execution: Sustainable investment hindered by traditional approaches...

Market outages

Ever increasingly complexity and volumes in the market mean that operational resiliency is front of mind for market participants. Here you can find a number of articles on market outages featuring insight from FIX. Click “Continue reading…” to read the articles. Financial News: UK watchdog says LME ‘needs to learn lessons’ after nickel chaos leads exchange to wipe $4bn in...

Trading & market structure

Articles featuring thoughts from members of the FIX Trading Community on trends in trading and market structure, including the rise of bots, the electronification of the fixed income market and the need for better efficiency in equity markets. Click “Continue reading…” to read the articles. The TRADE: Rise of the bots – not there yet, but on the way Bobsguide:...

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