Trade

Pre-Trade Messages

Reading Time: 2 minutes Submitting an order is not an easy task. It becomes handy when some information is known in advance to decide the order details that needs to be submitted. This is where pre-trade messages come in place. They help to retrieve the information about the securities and market conditions. This can help the broker or the trader to make sure if they have sufficient funding or Continue Reading

Bringing Securities to the Marketplace

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hello folks, in the previous blog, I had discussed about the role of securities market place in trading. In this blog, I am going to describe you about the process and structure of how to bring securities to the marketplace. In trading, the one of important thing we need to understand is workflow of securities marketplace and how securities are brought to the marketplace. On the Continue Reading

Pre-market Trading Strategies

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is a common saying, “What you do in early in the morning depicts the rest of your day”. So is true in the life of a trader. It is an extremely important task for traders to analyze the pre-market trading stock market even if they don’t intend to trade during those hours. This will help them to master the technique in order to get Continue Reading

Introduction to Pre-Market Trading

Reading Time: 2 minutes What is Pre-market Trading? Pre-market trading refers to activity in the stock market that happens before the regular market session opens. During the regular hours, many brokers find the stock market extremely crowded and hence, they prefer a less packed time to trade i.e. either during pre-market or post market. In this blog, we will learn all about the pre-market trading. A pre-market trade is Continue Reading

The Role of Securities Market Place in trading

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hello folks, in the previous blog, I had discussed about some essential trading concepts and terminologies. In this blog, I am going to describe you about the structure and components of the Securities market place. In any street market, the goods that sold are manufactured outside of the marketplace and the characters involved are those who visit the marketplace to buy goods. And those who Continue Reading

The essential trading concepts and Terminology

Reading Time: 4 minutes Hello folks, welcome to my trading concepts blog series. In this blog, I will describe and introduce some trading related terminology and its importance in the trade life cycle. Before this, if you would like to explore what is trade lifecycle, can be found in my another blog, “Introduction to the Trade Life Cycle“ For any company in any industry, remaining in control of its Continue Reading

FIX Protocol : Architecture and Message Structure

Reading Time: 3 minutes In my last blog, we went through the basic aspect of FIX protocol PROS and Cons. In this blog, we will understand the anatomy of FIX protocol which will cover the basic architecture and building blocks of FIX. FIX Protocol Architecture FIX consists of 2 main layers : Session layer : This layer aims to provide high performance. It deals with initialisation, maintenance and termination Continue Reading

FIX Protocol : Pros and Cons

Reading Time: 2 minutes FIX stands Financial Information Exchange. The protocol is a highly scalable electronic communication protocol to facilitate real time exchange of information related to financial market. It has become the standard method of pre-trade, trade and post-trade communication. Market participants including banks, hedge funds, prime brokers etc, utilise FIX for their own trading means all to connect directly to clients. It is a full-fledged liquidity provider.