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Technology & Cloud Providers

Need to implement rates and account information and the ability to send or modify orders? For more technical API usage, we offer options for a higher level of technology. Our APIs for technology and cloud providers give you low-bandwidth, pulling architecture, with no account minimums, a full range of trading orders, and access to historical forex and CFD data.

Forexconnect API

ForexConnect is our most flexible API—used with NinjaTrader. ForexConnect is compatible with .Net, Linux, Mac, iOS and Android.

  • Code on 30 different functions and features
  • Utilize low-level messaging structures or table structures with calculated fields
  • Connect to MATLAB to run advanced analysis on price data

Getting Started

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Forexconnect SDK


  • An FXCM account, including free practice account. A standard or NDD account is required
  • An IDE (i.e. Netbeans, Eclipse, Visual Studio)

Need more info? Visit ForexConnect Wiki to read our guides for Java, .NET and C++ and see examples of complex code snippets for actions like Batch Commands and Contingency Groups. For additional information, visit the ForexConnect API GitHub page.

API Connection Speeds

Standard Internet 15-250 ms Dedicated Internet Line 15-250 ms
Cross Connection < 1 ms FREE VPS1 < 4 ms
Collocated Rack Space < 1 ms  

1 Clients who trade notional volume with an average of 500K per month for the previous 3 months will have the cost of VPS service reimbursed. At the beginning of the month (between 1st and 15th), a fee of 30 base currency (3k JPY, 240 HKD) will be debited from any of your FXCM account(s) to cover the VPS cost.

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