FIX

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.

Introduction to FIX protocol for Trading

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Financial Information eXchange(FIX) protocol is an electronic communications protocol initiated in 1992 for international real-time exchange of information related to the securities transactions and markets. It was initiated by a group of institutions interested in streamlining their trading processes. These firms believed that they, and the industry as a whole, could benefit from efficiencies derived through the creation of a standard for the electronic Continue Reading