To get the full experience of our online specs, you really need to use something a little bigger. Do you mind firing up your tablet or computer please?
** THIS IS AN EXAMPLE SPECIFICATION ONLY **
The Trading Status message is used to indicate that a stock has changed it's trading status. Each market has a variety of market-specific reasons halting securities, some of which are routine and scheduled (eg transition into and out of scheduled auctions), and some of which might be more ad hoc (such as market regulator actions). The list of valid values here is purely indicative of some basic values; real venues are likely to have many more.
|Packet Type ● #||Required Alphanumeric||Length: 1 char|
Sequenced Data Packet
|Timestamp ● #||Required Timestamp||Length: 8 char|
Milliseconds past midnight
|Message Type ● #||Required Alphanumeric||Length: 1 char|
|Symbol ● #||Required Alphanumeric||Length: 6 char|
|Halt Status ● #||Required Alphanumeric||Length: 1 char|
The new status of the instrument.
|Reason ● #||Required Alphanumeric||Length: 1 char|
A reason code for why the instrument's status has changed.
|Terminator ● #||Required||Length: 1 char|
Seems this is the only instance of this field in this spec unfortunately.
The field also appears in the following technical messages:
The field also appears in the following functional views:
Want a head start on a new FIX spec using a FIXatdl file?
Import the XML and we'll create a skeleton spec based on the content.
FixSpec.com is FREE website helping the financial services community to connect faster and easier. Registered users get access to an awesome range of developer tools and an ever-expanding specification repository.
Cool! Check your inbox for a password reset link. If you don't receive it, then your email may not be in our records so try registering it instead.
We are so glad you decided to sign up.
We aim to make this website as simple and enjoyable as possible, but if you get stuck at any point or have any suggestions then please get in touch.
Use the "Help" tab on the right, or email us at email@example.com.
To help you find your way around, we've built a short interactive tour of the site.Start the whirlwind tour! (2-3 mins) No thanks, I'll just look around myself.