Altova Inc. announced the availability of ready-to-use templates for the Research Information eXchange Markup Language (RIXML). The new RIXML templates, in conjunction with AUTHENTIC 5’s recently announced free software licensing model will enable faster adoption of XML content editing for the financial community based on the RIXML standard. The RIXML standard was developed by, a consortium committed the development and implementation of a standard for investment research. RIXML provides a structure for breaking down and classifying investment research so that users can access investment research in a customizable format through standard filtering criteria. Currently, financial services firms that publish research are using their own proprietary solutions. Therefore, this industry-wide standard facilitates a smoother exchange of information from producer to consumer, whether the information flows directly or via a third-party aggregator or vendor.