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An FCA regulated, award-winning venue

Offering complete pre and post-trade transparency with optimal execution

A streaming, limit order driven, open order book

Delivering firm liquidity - from top tier banks and proprietary trading firms

Strict price/time priority order matching

Ensuring trade processing in an orderly and totally neutral manner

FX and CFDs are leveraged products that can result in losses exceeding your deposit.
They are not suitable for everyone so please ensure you fully understand the risks involved. View full risk warning

LMAX Professional - no trader left behind

LMAX Professional, an FCA regulated MTF for FX trading, offers a transparent, neutral, level playing field for all market participants, regardless of status, size or activity levels.

Suited particularly for Money Managers, Broker Dealers, MT4/5 Brokers and professional traders, the LMAX Professional OPEN order book offers firm limit order-driven liquidity from the top tier banks and proprietary trading firms - General Member snapshot

Powered by the award-winning technology from LMAX Exchange, LMAX Professional is designed with one aim in mind - optimised execution quality.

LMAX Professional - advantages:

Unparalleled exchange quality execution more

Powered by the award-winning technology from LMAX Exchange, LMAX Professional ensures all participants receive exchange quality execution - ALL orders are matched and processed with superior speed and efficiency, without exception, on a strict price/time priority basis with no ‘last look’ rejections. close

Firm limit order liquidity with no ‘last look’ rejections more

LMAX Professional runs an open order book (up to 20 levels of depth via FIX), driven by streaming no ‘last look’ limit orders supplied by liquidity providers, ensuring transparent price discovery and true cost of trade for every matched order.

Market participants are free to enter their interest to be worked in the market. close

Complete trading anonymity more

LMAX Professional simply matches buyers with sellers, within an anonymous trading venue - anonymous trading ensures conflict free and neutral execution for ALL participants. close

Low latency execution more

ALL orders are matched with an average speed of 4ms. close

Money Manager allocation tools more

LMAX Professional enables Money Managers to trade and allocate on behalf of their investment clients. close

Complete range of clearing solutions more

Whether clients seek clearing via a margin account or prefer to use existing Prime Broker relationships, LMAX Professional offers a complete range of clearing solutions to suit clients’ requirements. close

Powered by award-winning LMAX Exchange technology

The LMAX Exchange business model and trading technology, on which LMAX Professional is based, has been recognised for excellence and innovation by the FX industry’s most prestigious awards:

2014 Best Margin Sector Platform – Profit & Loss Readers' Choice Awards more

The Profit & Loss Readers’ Choice Awards are voted on by the readers and recognises excellence within the foreign exchange industry throughout the previous year. close

2014 Best FX Trading Venue – ECN/MTF – WSL Institutional Trading Awards more

The Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards honour excellence among providers to the institutional trading industry. close

2014 Best Infrastructure/Technology Initiative by Exchange/ATS – WSL Institutional Trading Awards more

The Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards honour excellence among providers to the institutional trading industry. close

2013 Best Overall Testing Project in the Finance Sector – The European Software Testing Awards (TESTA) more

The European Software Testing Awards (TESTA) recognise excellence and innovation in the software testing and quality assurance across a variety of industries. close

2013 Best Margin Sector Platform – Profit & Loss Readers' Choice Awards more

The Profit & Loss Readers’ Choice Awards are voted on by the readers and recognises excellence within the foreign exchange industry throughout the previous year. close

2013 Best FX Trading Platform - ECN/MTF – WSL Institutional Trading Awards more

The Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards honours excellence among providers to the institutional trading industry. close

2013 Best Execution Venue – Forex Magnates more

The Forex Magnates Awards are granted to the top firms in their categories and announced at the annual London summit. close

2011 Best Trading System – Financial Sector Technology Awards more

The FST Awards recognise excellence and innovation in the field of information technology within the UK and EMEA financial services sector. close

2011 Innovative Programming Framework – Oracle Duke's Choice Awards more

Oracle’s Duke's Choice Awards celebrate extreme innovation in the world of Java technology and are granted to the most innovative projects using the Java platform. close

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LMAX Exchange - listed in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100

LMAX Exchange takes great pleasure in announcing that it has ranked fifteenth in the Tech Track 100 league table, which lists Britain’s 100 private tech companies with the fastest-growing sales over the last three years.

Tech Track 100 is compiled by Fast Track annually and published in the Sunday Times each September.

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