FIX 4.3 : SecurityType <167> field

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Indicates type of security. See also the Product <460> and CFICode <461> fields. It is recommended that CFICode <461> be used instead of SecurityType <167> for non-Fixed Income instruments.

Valid values (grouped by Product <460> field value):


FAC = Federal Agency Coupon

FADN = Federal Agency Discount Note

PEF = Private Export Funding

  Identify the Issuer <106> in the "Issuer <106>" field(106)

*** REPLACED values - See "Replaced Features and Supported Approach" ***


  FUT = Future

  OPT = Option

Note: COMMODITY Product <460> includes Bond, Interest Rate, Currency <15>, Currency <15> Spot Options, Crops/Grains, Foodstuffs, Livestock, Fibers, Lumber/Rubber, Oil/Gas/Electricity, Precious/Major Metal, and Industrial Metal. Use CFICode <461> for more granular definition if necessary.


CORP = Corporate Bond

CPP = Corporate Private Placement

CB = Convertible Bond

DUAL = Dual Currency <15>

XLINKD = Indexed Linked

STRUCT = Structured Notes

YANK = Yankee Corporate Bond


FOR = Foreign Exchange Contract


CS = Common Stock

PS = Preferred Stock

WAR - Warrant now is listed under Municipals for consistency with Bloomberg fixed income product types. For equity warrants - use the CFICode <461> instead.


BRADY = Brady Bond

TBOND = US Treasury Bond

TINT = Interest strip from any bond or note

TIPS = Treasury Inflation Protected Securities

TCAL = Principal strip of a callable bond or note

TPRN = Principal strip from a non-callable bond or note

UST = US Treasury Note/Bond

USTB = US Treasury Bill

see also Volume 7: "PRODUCT: FIXED INCOME - Euro Soverign SecurityType <167> Values"


Note: "Indices" includes: Stock, Index Spot Options, Commodity, Physical Index Options, Share/Ratio, and Spreads. For index types use the CFICode <461>.


TERM = Term Loan

RVLV = Revolver Loan

RVLVTRM = Revolver/Term Loan

BRIDGE = Bridge Loan

LOFC = Letter of Credit

SWING = Swing Line Facility

DINP = Debtor in Possession

DEFLTED = Defaulted

WITHDRN = Withdrawn

REPLACD = Replaced

MATURED = Matured

AMENDED = Amended & Restated

RETIRED = Retired


BA = Bankers Acceptance

BN = Bank Notes

BOX = Bill of Exchanges

CD = Certificate of Deposit

CL = Call Loans

CP = Commercial Paper

DN = Deposit Notes

LQN = Liquidity Note

MTN = Medium Term Notes

ONITE = Overnight

PN = Promissory Note

PZFJ = Plazos Fijos

RP = Repurchase Agreement

RVRP = Reverse Repurchase Agreement

STN = Short Term Loan Note

TD = Time Deposit

XCN = Extended Comm Note


POOL = Agency Pools

ABS = Asset-backed Securities

CMBS = Corp. Mortgage-backed Securities

CMO = Collateralized Mortgage Obligation

IET = IOETTE Mortgage

MBS = Mortgage-backed Securities

MIO = Mortgage Interest Only

MPO = Mortgage Principal Only

MPP = Mortgage Private Placement

MPT = Miscellaneous Pass-through

TBA = To be Announced


AN = Other Anticipation Notes BAN, GAN, etc.

COFO = Certificate of Obligation

COFP = Certificate of Participation

GO = General Obligation Bonds

MT = Mandatory Tender

RAN = Revenue Anticipation Note

REV = Revenue Bonds

SPCLA = Special Assessment

SPCLO = Special Obligation

SPCLT = Special Tax

TAN = Tax Anticipation Note

TAXA = Tax Allocation <J>

TECP = Tax Exempt Commercial Paper

TRAN = Tax & Revenue Anticipation Note

VRDN = Variable Rate Demand Note

WAR = Warrant


MF = Mutual Fund (i.e. any kind of open-ended "Collective Investment Vehicle")

MLEG = Multi-leg instrument (e.g. options strategy or futures spread. CFICode <461> can be used to identify if options-based, futures-based, etc.)

NONE = No Security Type

? = "Wildcard" entry (used on Security Definition Request <c> message)

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