History of FIX Protocol

London Stock Exchange trading floor before Big Bang (Source: The Times)
After Big Bang, market data was sent to trading firm offices via computer

So what might the future hold for FIX?

I’ve heard people predict the imminent demise of FIX for over a decade now, but to date, it is very unclear what would replace it. Instead of being replaced, I believe that FIX will simply morph into something slightly different.



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Chris Lees

Chris Lees


Founder @ FixSpec. One man, trying to make a difference.