LMAX Exchange 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 LMAX Exchange customisable Client Libraries (Java, .NET) or LMAX Exchange FIX protocol to simplify the integration.

LMAX Exchange API/FIX users benefit from:

  • Free direct access to all markets on LMAX Exchange
  • Ultra low latency, anonymous trading
  • Secure protocol
  • Access up to 20 levels of market depth (via FIX only)
  • Ability to place Stop-Loss, Stop-Profit or entry orders
  • Access to a knowledgeable API technical support team
  • Risk-free testing in the LMAX Exchange demo environment
API Trading

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

Inactivity fees will apply each month unless the following thresholds are met:

Java/.Net/XML/JSON Minimums:
Deposited funds of $5,000 or other currency equivalents, AND
Trade a minimum of $5 million in notional value per month.

FIX Protocol Minimums:
Deposited funds of $10,000 or other currency equivalents, AND
Trade a minimum of $100 million notional traded per month.

Redistribution of Data:
Minimum commissions of $2,500 per month

Inactivity fees:
Java/.Net/XML/JSON – $60/month, FIX – $300/month, Redistribution – $2,500/month (if not paid in commission).
After three consecutive months of inactivity, your account will be suspended.

REQUIREMENTS:

To use LMAX Exchange APIs, you must:
Enter into a license agreement with LMAX Exchange – LMAX Exchange API Agreement (PDF).
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.

API LIBRARIES:

Please send an email to apitrading@lmax.com request our the API Libraries
LMAX Instruments (CSV)