Finance Industry Protocol Family

The finance industry uses a large number of protocols for interaction between trading applications. The most common are so-called order entry protocols (used to submit orders to an exchange or other trading venue) and market data protocols (used by trading venues to publish information about orders and trades).

This page serves to index information about financial industry protocols for easier navigation.


List the protocols in the family here, with Wiki links to pages about the individual protocols.

  • SoupBinTCP: NASDAQ's SoupBinTCP framing protocol

  • OUCH: NASDAQ's OUCH order entry protocol

  • MOLD64: NASDAQ's MOLD64 UDP-based framing protocol

  • ITCH: NASDAQ's ITCH market data protocol

  • MEP: Direct Edge's framing protocol

  • XPRS: Direct Edge's order entry protocol

  • BOE: BATS Order Entry protocol

  • ArcaDirect: NYSE ARCA's order entry protocol

  • FIX: Financial Information Exchange protocol, published by FIX Protocol Limited

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