To operate successfully in today’s market with the harsh reality of shrinking returns and increasing costs, firms need to reduce the overall complexity surrounding their electronic trading environments. Indeed in the past few years, there has been specific focus around harmonizing front office systems across trading desks and asset classes in order to reduce disparate silos and redundant technology.
Another important way sell-sides can significantly reduce operational costs is by bringing the sprawling world of FIX under control and abandoning underperforming and poorly designed legacy systems. This is especially true for aging FIX routing infrastructure.
This document explains how a modern FIX technology can help sell-sides benefit from high performance, data interoperability and business insight capabilities.
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