Messaging Harmonization Moving Forward

Sandman, John
April 2008
Securities Industry News;4/28/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 17, p1
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the standards road map, which aims for the harmonization of the FIX protocol, Swift messaging standards and the financial products markup language (FpML). Now dubbed the business investment road map, it calls for increased cooperation between FIX Protocol Ltd. (FPL) in the pre-trade and trade space for equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and listed derivatives, Swift in clearing and settlement, and FpML.org for over-the-counter derivatives.


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