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Algorithmic Traders

Have you created your own indicator? Now you can download our Marketscope Indicore SDK to debug and backtest your strategy.

Marketscope Indicore

Marketscope Indicore is ideal for the most common API needs, built specifically for algorithmic trading. It’s used best for backtesting and strategy optimization when you’re building your own trading strategy.

  • Prebuilt, open source strategies (15) and indicators (53)
  • Free data on more than 80 instruments across 40 months of data
  • A full range of order types, including market, limit, stop and stop-limit orders

Getting Started

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  • An FXCM account, including free practice account—no minimum balance required
  • An IDE or text editor that runs LUA (i.e., SciTE)

API Connection Speeds

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

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.