FIX Message RequestForPositions (MsgType=AN)
|MsgType||FIX Specification||First introduced|
|MsgType=AN||PostTrade messages - PositionMaintenance||FIX.4.4|
The Request For Positions message is used by the owner of a position to request a Position Report from the holder of the position, usually the central counter party or clearing organization. The request can be made at several levels of granualarity.
- Position Report only
- Positions and related Trades
- Exercises only
- Assignments only
- Settlements activity
The message can be used to request a one time snapshot of positions or to subscribe to updates as they occur using the SubscriptionRequestType (tag 263). The ResponseTransportType (tag 725) can be used to specify if the reports are to be sent inband over the session transport or out-of-band of band over an alternative transport such as FTP.
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