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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?  I could not think of anywhere th...

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Orchestra - the full-stop at the end of FIX...

At a recent conference the subject of FIX Orchestra was front and centre. I described FIX Orchestra as "the full-stop at the end of FIX" .
 
What does that mean? Orchestra will remove on-boarding testing. It will empower firms to change their internal systems and then automatically allow Counterparties to trade using new features. Sell-side changes the parameters on an Algo or adds a new Algo. No problem, publish the new configuration via Orchestra and you're good to start trading as soon as your counterparty has loaded the Orchestra file.

FIX, FIX Engines and RHCP

What's this about? Surely a typo - should be DHCP and assorted networking geekery?