TT® FIX General

Component - Trader (Request from FIX Clients)

Component - Trader (Request from FIX Clients)

Component: <Trader> (FIX client request)


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 C String

Order-routing account

Note: Account names are stored as case-sensitive strings. Users must match case-sensitivity when using Tag 1 (Account).

Condition: Required for New Order Single (D) and Order Cancel/Replace Request (G) messages; optional, otherwise.

18220 BrokerID N String

TT-defined short code for the broker

18221 CompanyID N String

TT-defined name of the firm that sends messages to the exchange

582 CustOrderCapacity C 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

Condition: Send when required by the Exchange