FIX hopes more firms adopt its Orchestra system in a bid to improve operational efficiency of the protocol.
The SEC’s Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) of US equities trade data hit a fresh snag in late 2017, missing a major deadline for reporting, blaming insufficient cyber defenses. As it marches into another crucial year, Tim Bourgaize Murray reports on the…
The guidelines recommend authentication methods to use TLS protocols with FIX.
Just over a week into Europe’s new financial regulatory regime, Joanne Faulkner assess the key challenges that still lie ahead as market participants and regulators alike grapple with the data and reporting requirements of Mifid II.
FIX Trading Community, the governing body of the FIX Protocol, will publish full documentation for version 3.0 of its MMT standard later this year.
Sensitive personal information about traders and decision-makers must be forwarded to regulators, leaving the industry seeing red
Association helping efforts to standardize OTC markets
Chris Pickles of the FIX Trading Community shares his thoughts on the effects of MiFID II postponement and the reasons why it happened
With no single consolidated tape of pan-European data, standards adoption becomes ever-more important.
European regulator ESMA concluded that the data burden made the original 2017 deadline unfeasible.
Competing identifier formats, as well as proprietary APIs, raise interest in standardization
Initiative to ease access to fixed-income liquidity through standardized information opens to wider bond markets.
Standards body launches open technical standards process resource to facilitate software development.
Jock Percy, founder and CEO of managed services provider Perseus, says the Mifid II requirements to sync industry clocks go too far.
Six new subgroups to address technical standards resulting from Mifid II regulatory change.
Project Neptune aims to help firms access liquidity in fixed income.
While 2014 saw European regulators take important steps towards making a pan-European consolidated tape a reality, market data professionals are still waiting for the crucial details that will shape its implementation.
Standards body FIX Trading Community has combined its Market Data Optimization Working Group (MDOWG)—the group responsible for developing recommendations for enhancing the FIX Protocol trade messaging format to support market data transmission—with its…
So, the industry may soon have a new standard protocol for market data distribution: and not simply a de facto standard co-opted based on existing uptake, but one specifically designed for market data needs that albeit incorporates the speed and…
FIX Trading Community outlines progress on development of a new, standardized protocol for market data transmission.
Boat Trade Reporting, which Swedish technology supplier Cinnober Financial Technology acquired earlier this year from Markit, has implemented the full Market Model Typology (MMT) standards for OTC cash equity trade reporting, in an effort to boost data…
The technology vendor’s new application enables direct trade affirmation between the buy side and sell side
Standards association FIX Trading Community is working to incorporate elements of Nasdaq OMX’s ITCH data protocol into the FIX Protocol, to create an industry data standard that combines the efficiency of binary ITCH messages with the flexibility and…