Finance XML

eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL): XML specification that describes financial information for public and private companies and other organizations. They have created XML taxonomies. Since financial reporting varies by country, the taxonomies vary by country. See Financial Reporting Taxonomies at the Web XBRL site. The Organization: . More information: XBRL page on the the XBRL International website.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol: XML specification for the real-time electronic exchange of securities transactions. Organization: . More information: FIX page on the the FPL website.

Financial products Markup Language (FpML): XML specification for swaps, derivatives, and structured financial products. Organization: . More information: .

Interactive Financial Exchange (IFX): XML specification for electronic bill presentment and payment, business to business payments, business to business banking (such as balance and transaction reporting, remittance information), automated teller machine communications, consumer to business payments, and consumer to business banking. Organization: . More information: .

Market Data Definition Language (MDDL): XML specification to enable interchange of data necessary to account for, to analyze, and to trade instruments of the world's financial markets. MDDL seeks, through definition of common terms, to provide a standard vocabulary so market data may be exchanged unambiguously between exchanges, vendors, redistributors, and subscribers. MDDL is designed to facilitate delivery of all data and to increase ease of processing for recipients of this market based financial data. Organization: . More information: .

Open Financial Exchange (OFX) XML Schema: XML specification for the electronic exchange of financial data between financial institutions, businesses and consumers via the Internet. It is designed to support a wide range of financial activities including consumer and small business banking; consumer and small business bill payment and investments transaction download, including stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Organization: . More information: OFX website.

Research Information eXchange Markup Language (RIXML): XML specification to tag any piece of research content, in any form or media with enough detail for end users to be able to quickly search, sort and filter aggregated research. Organization: . More information: .

SWIFTStandards: SWIFTStandards develops business standards to support transactions in the financial markets for payments, securities, treasury and trade services. Their proprietary MT messages are complemented by new XML-based (MX) messages, which enable the transfer of richer data for more complex business transactions. Organization: . More information: Standards page on SWIFT website.

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