New York, August 23, 2005: NYFIX, Inc. (NASDAQ: NYFXE), a global provider of electronic trading technology infrastructure and execution services, today announced that the company has entered into a network-to-network agreement with the Marco Polo Network. This agreement allows for seamless FIX order routing over the Marco Polo Network and the NYFIX Network, with the goal of providing both NYFIX and Marco Polo clients with increased electronic access to emerging capital markets worldwide.

The Marco Polo Network provides global cross-border trading solutions with a primary focus on the emerging markets. Through a single point of connectivity to Marco Polo's neutral electronic network, clients have access to multiple emerging markets and top local broker execution and expertise. The Marco Polo system currently supports global listed equities and derivatives with 24/7 proactive trade and execution support. A wide range of trading and execution options are available to clients, including direct market access and managed flows.

"The connectivity between NYFIX and Marco Polo provides NYFIX’s large network of brokers and asset managers with electronic access to the fast expanding emerging capital markets of Asia, Latin America and EMEA", said Peter Jardine, Chief Marketing Officer of Marco Polo. "It is a cross-connect that gives our mutual clients access to what may be the most geographically widespread range of liquidity and equity execution destinations."

The NYFIX Network is one of the largest FIX networks in the world, with data centers located in multiple US cities, London, Amsterdam, Hong Kong and Tokyo. The NYFIX Network provides secure and reliable electronic access to a wide variety of execution destinations globally, and is supported by network architecture structured to provide consistent and reliable global network service while maintaining the integrity of its clients’ trade data.

Robert Rooks, Director of Sales for NYFIX Global FIX Technology, said, "The network-to-network agreement between NYFIX and Marco Polo, who already use our APPIA® FIX Server as a key component of their network solution, provides our respective customers with greater access to the key international markets as well as emerging market financial centers globally. The continued expansion of NYFIX globally, with proprietary support and offices worldwide, affirms our commitment to continue to provide our clients with world-class connectivity solutions, backed-up by localized network and product expertise."

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