The FIX protocol has existed since 1992 and being a protocol has a system of rules that govern the exchange of messages. But what happens when only part of the protocol is implemented?
360T GTX Maker, formerly run by Gain Capital, has a FIX API that allows liquidity providers to price sweepable or full amount streams in NY4, LD4, and TY3. Their FIX API for market makers includes a non-standard feature where inbound orders contain a clOrdID (client order ID) value that’s the same identifier as the quoteID generated by […]
LMAX Exchange offers FIX APIs for FX market making and taking in New York, London, and Tokyo. However, the data and the way it should be consumed differs depending on the region it’s taken from. Let’s take an example where a client is interested in seeing a 1,000,000 price in all three regions. In London […]
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