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Fixed Income Trading: New venues

A simple question came up recently in a conversation – how many new Fixed Income trading venues are there?  [145]  I could not think of an...

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

FIX Training in Singapore 2018

Further to a client request, we are now offering custom FIX training in Singapore in 2018 and in other locations.  Sample agenda below, we can work with you to refine and focus on areas of interest.  Contact us at enquire@alignment-systems.com

FIX Training in Paris 2018

Further to a client request, we are now offering custom FIX training in Paris in 2018 and in other locations.  Sample agenda below, we can work with you to refine and focus on areas of interest.  Contact us at enquire@alignment-systems.com

FIX Training in Frankfurt 2018

Further to a client request, we are now offering custom FIX training in Frankfurt in 2018 and in other locations.  Sample agenda below, we can work with you to refine and focus on areas of interest.  Contact us at enquire@alignment-systems.com

FIX Training in Dublin 2018

Further to a client request, we are now offering custom FIX training in Dublin in 2018 and in other locations.  Sample agenda below, we can work with you to refine and focus on areas of interest.  Contact us at enquire@alignment-systems.com

FIX Training in Melbourne 2018

Further to a client request, we are now offering custom FIX training in Melbourne in 2018 and in other locations.  Sample agenda below, we can work with you to refine and focus on areas of interest.  Contact us at enquire@alignment-systems.com

FIX Training in Sydney 2018

Further to a client request, we are now offering custom FIX training in Sydney in 2018 and in other locations.  Sample agenda below, we can work with you to refine and focus on areas of interest.  Contact us at enquire@alignment-systems.com

FIX Training in London 2018

Further to a client request, we are now offering custom FIX training in London in 2018 and in other locations.  Sample agenda below, we can work with you to refine and focus on areas of interest.  Contact us at enquire@alignment-systems.com

Monday, 7 May 2018

FIX Orchestra + SBE + FIXP + SOFH = How FIX joins the 21st Century?

Regular readers will no doubt have read about the joys of FIX Orchestra here, here, here and an overview here

FIX has always been a protocol that's not a rigid protocol, started by Fidelity and Salomon Brothers to trade US Equities and then pulled kicking and screaming into other asset classes, workflows and geographies.

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Fixed Income Data Analytics: Buy-Side MiFID 2 best-execution

MiFID2 uses a standard of "sufficient". Our view is that this means you need real-time data ingestion, persistence and analytics when evaluating which brokers to select for an RFQ and for post-trade justification to internal or regulatory audit.

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Fintech Innovation, Improvisation and Kelly's Heroes

Fintech Innovation within large companies can be challenging. Why? 

The mindset of heavily regulated financial firms is generally that the default answer to any question is a resounding no.  This brought to mind the film Kelly's Heroes...

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Web Assembly & Streaming Data for Financial Markets (HTML5, OMS, EMS, Market Data): proof-of-concept

Following on from Web Assembly & Streaming Data for Financial Markets (HTML5, OMS, EMS, Market Data) decided to build a proof-of-concept for a simple C++ application.  And of course, first off, we start with "hello world!".

The plan will be to serve up the hello world wasm within a node.js/express.io framework.  Once validated, will update the C++ application that is converted to wasm and back-end this with a very simple streaming C++ data server...