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ForexConnect Java Fix


Live Feed Yes Yes Yes
Historical Prices Yes Yes No
Cost Free Free Free
Required Credentials Demo or Live Demo or Live Live
Operating System Windows/Mac/Linux Windows/Mac/Linux Windows/Mac/Linux
SDK Available at GitHub Available at GitHub Standard FIX Protocols
Supports CFDs Yes Yes Yes
Supports Trading Station Desktop Yes Yes Yes
Streams Per User Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Rates Limit 2-3/sec 2-3/sec Up to 250/sec
Programming Language Java, C/C#/C++, VB, VBA Java Any with Socket Communication
Communication Protocol Proprietary Proprietary Standard
Desktop Application Yes Yes Yes
Mobile Application Yes No No
Third-Party Application Yes Yes Yes
Order Creation Yes Yes Yes
Delete/Modify Orders Yes Yes Yes

Order Types

Market Order Yes Yes Yes
Entry Order Yes Yes Yes
Limit Order Yes Yes Yes
Stop Order Yes Yes Yes
Stop-Limit Order Yes Yes Yes
ELS Order Yes Yes Yes
OCO Order Yes Yes Yes
OTO Order Yes Yes Yes

Order Durations

Fill-or-Kill (FOK) Yes Yes Yes
Immediate-or-Cancel (IOC) Yes Yes Yes
Good ‘til Date (GTD) Yes Yes Yes
Good ‘til Cancelled (GTC) Yes Yes Yes

Account Management

List User Accounts Yes Yes Yes
Account Status (Balance, NAV, etc.) Yes Yes Yes
List Open Positions Yes Yes Yes
List Closed Positions Yes Yes Yes
List Outstanding Positions Yes Yes Yes

VPS Free Hosting: 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.