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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

LMAX Exchange delivers fundamental exchange execution benefits to every FX trading professional

  • Unparalleled execution quality - we boast an average trade latency of 3 milliseconds with an internal latency of 500 micro seconds - delivering consistent and precise quality of execution radically improves participants’ best execution objectives.
  • Award-winning FX trading venue - Our proprietary trading technology is recognised for excellence and innovation.

    At the 2013 P&L Readers’ Choice Awards and the WSL Institutional Trading Awards we received ‘Best Margin Sector Platform’ and ‘Best FX Trading Platform
    respectively - and at the prestigious 2011Financial Sector Technology awards, we were awarded
    ‘Best Trading System’

    WSL Awards Winner Profit & Lost Readers' Choice Awards Winner FStech Winner Duke's Choice Awards Winner Our technology combined with our unique
    business model, creates a level playing
    field for ALL clients, regardless of status,
    size or activity levels.
  • Pre & post trade transparency - we run an open order book, we don’t run risk and there’s no 'last look' (unlike some ECNs) - streaming limit orders are supplied by our General Members so you’ll know the price and true cost of trade for every one of your matched orders.
  • Strict price/time priority matching - ensures processing of trades in an orderly and totally neutral manner.
  • Trading anonymity - our mission is simple, we match buyers to sellers, within an anonymous trading venue - anonymous trading ensures conflict free and neutral execution with ALL participants receiving the same speed, price and reliability, pre and post trade without favour.

LMAX Exchange - the most cost-effective, efficient way to trade FX

LMAX Exchange offers precise, consistent and reliable FX order matching to funds, proprietary trading firms, asset managers, brokers and professional traders, all underpinned by market liquidity from top tier banks and institutional market makers - find out more

LMAX Exchange - connectivity and access

LMAX Exchange supports the FX trading strategies of both buy-side & sell-side trading institutions through API and manual trading.

  • Connectivity: Internet, TMX Atrium, TNS
  • Access: FIX 4.4, API (Java and .Net ), MT4/5 bridges,MultiCharts, web GUI, iPad and mobile
  • API trading - learn more
  • Web trading - learn more
  • Mobile trading - learn more
  • MultiCharts trading - learn more

Award-winning venue

Historical spreads
Historical spreads

Execution Performance
Execution performance

LMAX Exchange - latest statistics

LMAX Exchange is NOT quote driven. We only match client orders against streamed, no 'last look', limit orders from General Members.

Examine our historical spreads - here
(spreads are set by the market not LMAX Exchange)
Examine our execution performance - here