Bitfinex, a digital asset trading platform that offers state-of-the-art services for digital currency traders and global liquidity providers, announced on Monday it has collaborated with Connamara, a premier provider of matching engine technology, to deliver an open-source FIX (Financial Information eXchange) digital asset gateway for professional traders.
According to Bitfinex, with the successful deployment of the FIX gateway, the platform’s goal is to facilitate improved access to digital asset liquidity for brokers, institutions, and professional traders around the world. Paolo Ardoino, Bitfinex CTO, stated
“We are proud to be able to provide next-level access to global cryptocurrency markets. Through this collaboration, we aim to combine Connamara’s financial technology expertise with our experience to improve the efficiency of digital asset markets and allow for streamlined access to cryptocurrency trading.”
Daniel Curry, Head of Business Development at Connamara, also commented:
“It has been a pleasure to work with Bitfinex on this project. They have been a pioneering firm in the digital asset markets since 2012 and it is exciting to collaborate with them as they lead the way in the adoption of the FIX protocol for their rapidly growing industry.”
Bitfinex added that the digital asset FIX gateway is entirely open-source, transparent and available for the greater community to contribute to.