FPL Pushes for High-Performance Data Standard

Jim Northey

Industry standards body FIX Protocol Ltd is calling for exchanges, trading firms and other capital market participants to start testing new high-performance market data standards that could replace the FAST (FIX Adapted for Streaming) Protocol, after making a similar announcement earlier this month calling for firms to participate in testing for a high-performance trading standard.

The call for participation comes after FAST—originally developed in 2005 to reduce the bandwidth required to consum

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