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Institutional Traders

Are you a money manager? Have your own brokerage? Or simply you’re a high-frequency trader? Then you demand the highest level of technology.



Our fastest and most popular option, FXCM's FIX API is a messaging standard designed for real-time, global trading transactions. With FIX API, you get our most advanced interface:

  • Off-the-rack Trading Station or custom institutional interfaces
  • Push architecture—up to 250 price updates a second (not available on other APIs)
  • The full range of trading order types available at FXCM

FXCM supports FIX version 4.4. Email api@fxcm.com for support.

Getting Started

To use FIX API, you need an FXCM account with a $5,000 minimum balance. You can visit FXCMAPI on GitHub to view the FXCM FIX API user guide for free.


  • An FXCM account with a $5,000 minimum balance
  • An IDE (i.e., Visual Studio, Netbeans, Eclipse)
  • Agree to the End User License Agreement

Have a project in mind and want to request a quote? Contact us at consulting@fxcm.com or 212.897.7660 x: 702139

API Connection Speed

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