FIX Gateway

Component: <Trader>

Overview

Certain message types include a <Trader> component block, which carries trader and account information.

Supported tags

Tag # Field Name Req'd Data type Comments
1 Account Y String

Order-routing account

528 OrderCapacity Y char

Designates the capacity of the firm placing the order

Possible values include:

  • A: Agency
  • G: Proprietary
  • I: Individual
  • P: Principal
  • R: Riskless Principal
  • W: Agent for Other Member
582 CustOrderCapacity Y int

Capacity of customer placing the order

Primarily used by futures exchanges to indicate the CTICode (customer type indicator) as required by the US CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission).

Possible values include:

  • 1: Member trading for own account
  • 2: Clearing Firm trading for its proprietary account
  • 3: Member trading for another member
  • 4: All other