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Easily accessible and industry compliant

Revolutionary and minimalist technology ensures LMAX InterBank is simple to set up and maintain

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Flexible access to LMAX InterBank

LMAX InterBank is easily accessible and integrates seamlessly with trading solutions providers in the interbank market.

Our revolutionary and minimalist approach to technology, architecture and technology-related processes are a careful blend of in house intellectual property and the most up-to-date best practice - with one aim in mind - optimised execution quality.

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Connectivity and Access

  • Connectivity - Cross connect via POPs at Equinix LD4/5 or Interxion, TMX Atrium, TNS, Direct APIs, Internet
  • Access - API (FIX 4.2) learn more  & Web GUI learn more

LMAX Exchange Application Programming Interface (API) technology enables clients to automate FX trading. FIX/API users benefit from:

  • Direct access to all markets on LMAX InterBank
  • Ultra-low latency
  • Secure protocol
  • Access up to 10 levels of market depth
  • Access to a knowledgeable API technical support team
  • Risk-free testing in the LMAX Exchange demo environment

To request our API FIX Protocol documentation, please send an email to marketoperations@LMAX.com

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Bank Members can access LMAX InterBank via a Web Browser product supplied by MarketFactory:

  • Direct access to all markets on LMAX InterBank
  • Low latency - all algorithmic execution logic executes server-side in LD4 or NY4
  • Zero-footprint on client desktop; completely in-browser
  • Bank Member can confirm trades via all LMAX InterBank supported Post-trade reporting solutions
  • Chrome or Firefox preferred. Built in JavaScript with WebSockets and HTML5
  • Easily client-customisable
  • Full functionality in MarketFactory server (FX Aggregator) for maximum performance
  • Instant deployment of client customisations

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LMAX InterBank markets

Over 60 Spot FX markets more

View the LMAX InterBank Instrument list

Spot FX markets
AUD/CADEUR/NZDGBP/PLNUSD/MXN
AUD/CHFEUR/PLNGBP/SEKUSD/NOK
AUD/JPYEUR/RUBGBP/SGDUSD/PLN
AUD/NZDEUR/SEKGBP/TRYUSD/RUB
AUD/USDEUR/SGDGBP/USDUSD/SEK
CAD/CHFEUR/TRYGBP/ZARUSD/SGD
CAD/JPYEUR/USDNZD/CADUSD/THB
CHF/JPYEUR/ZARNZD/CHFUSD/TRY
EUR/AUDGBP/AUDNZD/JPYUSD/ZAR
EUR/CADGBP/CADNZD/SGD 
EUR/CHFGBP/CHFNZD/USD 
EUR/CZKGBP/CZKUSD/CAD 
EUR/DKKGBP/DKKUSD/CHF 
EUR/GBPGBP/HKDUSD/CNH 
EUR/HKDGBP/HUFUSD/CZK 
EUR/HUFGBP/ILSUSD/DKK 
EUR/ILSGBP/JPYUSD/HKD 
EUR/JPYGBP/MXNUSD/HUF 
EUR/MXNGBP/NOKUSD/ILS 
EUR/NOKGBP/NZDUSD/JPY 

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Partners & desktop aggregators

  • Apama
  • Broadway Technology
  • First Derivatives
  • MarketFactory
  • Redline Trading Solutions
  • smartTrade Technologies
  • Thomson Reuters Dealing Aggregator

Post-trade solutions

  • DealHub
  • LMAX DropCopy
  • MarkitServ ClientSTP
  • Traiana Harmony

Full credit solution

  • CLS Currency Pairs Only
  • Only a single credit line with the settlement bank required
  • Download Pre Trade Risk Limits document
  • Pre-trade settlement limits agreed mutually between Settlement Bank and each Bank Member
  • Any Orders breaching settlement limits will be rejected
  • On Fix 4.2 Execution you get Trading Counterparty ID
  • On trade Reporting options you get both TCP ID and Settlement Bank ID