Exchanges Plan for FAST


Two more exchanges are considering the adoption of FIX Adapted for Streaming Data (FAST), the protocol that adapts FIX messages for market data distribution (IMD, July 11, 2005).

The Archipelago Exchange and the International Securities Exchange have already begun migrating its members to FAST (IMD, Nov. 14, 2005; Jan. 23). Now the London Stock Exchange and Scandinavia's OMX Group are looking at FAST.

However, the LSE has no plans yet to adopt it, says Mark Langley, product manager information

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