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LMAX Global access methods

24 hour professional access with optimum connectivity, ensuring highest quality of trade execution

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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.

The information on this website is only directed at institutional and professional clients.

Flexible access to LMAX Global

LMAX Global delivers fast, secure and flexible access to help optimise trading.

Connectivity and access

Connectivity: Cross connect at Equinix LD4, NY4 & TY3, PoP at Interxion, Internet, Extranet /Hosted service providers more


London (LD4) New York (NY4) Tokyo (TY3)
LMAX Proximity LMAX Proximity LMAX Proximity
Guavatech Guavatech Guavatech
BT Radianz BeeksFX BT Radianz
BeeksFX UltraFX BeeksFX
UltraFX FCM-360
TMX Atrium FluentTech
Fixnetix
FCM-360
FluentTech
FXeco Systems

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Access: API (Java & .Net), FIX 4.4, web GUI, mobile, MT4/5 Bridges and ITCH market data

Fee schedule

  • Access and market data fees view

Access methods in detail

LMAX Global Application Programming Interface (API) technology enables clients to automate FX trading and CFD trading. With messages available in XML/JSON format clients can either choose to develop their own wrapper or use our customisable Client Libraries (Java, .NET) or our FIX protocol to simplify the integration.

FIX/API users benefit from:

  • Free direct access to all markets on LMAX Global
  • Ultra-low latency, anonymous trading
  • Secure protocol
  • Access up to 20 levels of market depth (via FIX only)
  • Access to a knowledgeable API technical support team
  • Risk-free testing in the demo environment

To use LMAX Global APIs, you must:

  • Enter into a license agreement with LMAX Global - LMAX Global API Agreement.
  • Have access to the expertise to implement complex computer programs in the supported languages.
  • Understand you will be charged an inactivity fee if the minimum trading thresholds are not met.
.NET Please send an email to TAM@LMAX.com to request our LMAX .NET API
FIX Please send an email to TAM@LMAX.com to request our FIX Protocol library
Java Please send an email to TAM@LMAX.com to request our LMAX Java API
LMAX Exchange Instruments

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Web trading more

LMAX Global web trading technology delivers clients:

  • Direct access to all LMAX Global markets
  • Low latency, anonymous trading
  • Streamlined efficient and superior execution
  • Easy to use and feature-rich professional User Interface

Download the Trading Manual

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Mobile trading more

Technology Partners

Front-end trading software providers more

Front-end trading software solutions enable access to LMAX Global liquidity through a 3rd party trading interface.

AlphaNovae more

AlphaNovae is designed for algorithmic and active professional trading that demands best execution. AlphaTrader modular infrastructure is fully integrated with the LMAX Global FIX and API, enabling clients to seamlessly benefit from low latency, exchange style execution on LMAX Global.

For more information, please visit www.alphanovae.com/alphatrader close

MultiCharts more

MultiCharts is an award-winning, professional trading software for charting, backtesting and multi-broker automated trading. High-definition charting, built-in indicators and strategies, one-click trading from chart and DOM, high-precision backtesting, brute-force and genetic optimisation, automated execution and support for EasyLanguage scripts are all key tools available through MultiCharts.

For more information, please visit www.multicharts.com close

PTMC more

PTMC (Protrader Multi-Connect) is a comprehensive professional trading platform developed especially for active traders. PTMC’s key features include fully customisable interface, advanced drawing and technical analysis charting tools, standard and advanced chart types. In addition, PTMC enables programming and testing of algorithmic strategies through AlgoStudio module, featuring strategies scripting, debugging, optimisation and back testing.

For more information, please visit www.protrader.org close

Sierra Charts more

Sierra Charts is a full-featured, high-performance trading and charting platform, offering access to LMAX Global. Clients benefit from the following services and capabilities: server-side managed OCO and bracket orders, six month order fill history maintained on server and ultralow latency order routing.

For more information, please visit www.sierrachart.com/index.php?page=doc/LMAX.php close

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MT4/5 Bridge providers more

MT4/5 Bridge providers enable brokers to connect through their MT4/5 servers to all LMAX Global markets.

AMTS Solutions more

AMTS Solutions is a fast and flexible solution for online trading, providing brokers with the maximum flexibility in configuring the liquidity, trading tools, risk management rules, order execution methods. In addition, broker clients receive high degree of protection from typical problems such as non-market quotes, arbitration and much more.

For more information, please visit www.amtssolutions.com close

Gold-i more

Trading systems integrator, Gold-i, provides fast and reliable integration between retail and institutional trading systems on a global basis, automatically covering all retail broker risks with banks in real time.

For more information, please visit www.gold-i.com close

oneZero more

oneZero Financial Systems provides low-latency software systems for the foreign exchange, commodities, and futures markets. oneZero also offers an array of risk management and back-office utilities that allow any broker, from start-up to established global leader, to provide better quality service to their clients via robust, flexible technology solutions.

For more information, please visit www.onezero.com close

PrimeXM more

PrimeXM offers premium quality institutional grade solutions for MetaTrader4. PrimeXM can stream quotes via MT4 into liquidity providers and back to MT4 with thousands of real time executions per second.

For more information, please visit www.primexm.com close

Think Liquidity more

The proprietary ThinkLiquidity enterprise risk engines allow for real time A book, B book and C book management and trade execution. ThinkLiquidity is an international technology firm specializing in the foreign exchange and CFD markets and is built from the ground up with a focus on maximizing brokerage revenue.

For more information, please visit www.thinkliquidity.com close

Tools4Brokers more

MetaTrader-to-FIX Bridge connects servers to an external liquidity provider using the FIX protocol, which allows to hedge financial risks, synchronise prices with liquidity providers and benefit from this high-speed, robust solution with extensive functionality.

For more information, please visit www.tools4brokers.com close

WADMAX Technologies more

WADMAX Technologies offers risk management, liquidity and other solutions for brokers using MetaTrader platform.
WADMAX Technologies MT4 FIX Liquidity Bridge allows brokers to offset client deals according to pre-defined rules. It is the perfect risk management tool, providing brokers with great flexibility to hedge specific client groups or even all clients.

For more information, please visit www.wadmaxtech.com close

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Extranet /Hosted service providers more

Hosted Network/VPS providers enable brokers/professional traders to cross connect to LMAX Global.

London (LD4) New York (NY4) Tokyo (TY3)
LMAX Proximity LMAX Proximity LMAX Proximity
Guavatech Guavatech Guavatech
BT Radianz BeeksFX BT Radianz
BeeksFX UltraFX BeeksFX
UltraFX FCM-360
TMX Atrium FluentTech
Fixnetix
FCM-360
FluentTech
FXeco Systems

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Turnkey Broker solutions more

Turnkey Solution partners provide clients with a complete front to back office broker solution giving access to the LMAX Global pricing and liquidity.

Protrader more

PFSOFT is a technology vendor providing customers with leading-edge trading technology and services. LMAX Global liquidity is integrated into PFSOFT’s Protrader platform, a professional DMA multi-asset trading platform that provides an all-in- one solution for brokerage businesses for all major markets: FX, Stocks, Futures, Options and CFDs.

For more information, please visit www.protrader.com close

ACTForex more

ActForex is a leading independent provider of cutting-edge trading technology solutions for a multitude of FCMs, Forex Brokers, Broker/Dealers, Introducing Brokers, Money Managers and financial institutions worldwide since 2000.

For more information about ActTrader please visit www.actforex.com close

Fair Trading Technology more

Fair Trading Technology is a rapidly growing technology provider, creating new and innovative solutions for FX brokers and their clients. Our Integration Hub and T3 Broker Tools offer a suite of components to support your business, allowing you to manage all aspects of your business in one place.

For more information, please visit www.fairtradingtech.com close

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