Platforms and APIs

We offer a range of platforms and APIs to support your business – from DMA and OTC execution with advanced order types, to automated trading with access to Tier 1 bank algo suites.

Platforms and APIs

We offer a range of platforms and APIs to support your business – from DMA and OTC execution with advanced order types, to automated trading with access to Tier 1 bank algo suites.

Platforms and APIs

We offer a range of platforms and APIs to support your business – from DMA and OTC execution with advanced order types, to automated trading with access to Tier 1 bank algo suites.

Access cutting-edge technology

Our trading platforms are engineered for speed, stability and resilience, routinely processing 7.7 million trades per month1 and providing access to more than 17,000 global financial assets .

We offer web-based trading, mobile apps, and our own proprietary execution systems. We also support third-party trading access via FIX, MT4, API and Bloomberg EMSX.

Multiple platforms to suit your needs

Advanced professional platform

L2 Dealer, our downloadable proprietary platform, enables DMA and execution with advanced order types – including pegged, fill or kill, execute and eliminate, good for auction and more. Thanks to smart order routing (SOR) technology, you’ll gain access to deep liquidity and the best prices from a range of dark and lit venues.

Desktop and mobile trading

Our web-based and mobile platforms provide DMA to 23 global exchanges, and offer a range of charting options, order types and monitoring tools. Introducing brokers can market our user-friendly, award-winning platform and app to clients, with white label agreements available for larger institutions.

Choose your API

Our sophisticated APIs deliver trading with a full range of native exchange order types and synthetic orders, as well as access to Tier 1 bank algo trading suites.

FIX API

Access a full suite of DMA and OTC products with fast account data connections, price updates and execution via our FIX API. FX traders benefit from a large liquidity pool, while equity traders can execute directly into the order books of global exchanges in a low-latency environment.

Web API

Our Web API connection gives you access to real-time data feeds with the ability to conform to your own front end, with minimal IT integration required. Compatible with Excel (VBA), .Net and Java, you can begin coding using any programming language that supports HTTP. We offer further assistance via labs.ig.com.

Third-party platforms

MetaTrader 4 (MT4)

Build algorithms or import Expert Advisors (EAs) to automate your trading with MT4 – fully integrated with our service. Benefit from our relationships with all the major MT4 bridge vendors, connecting your MT4 server to a range of liquidity providers.

Bloomberg EMSX

Our execution and clearing systems are fully compatible with Bloomberg EMSX, ensuring connectivity and ease of use without the need to adopt a new interface. Once integrated, use EMSX to import and route orders and lists, perform analysis and generate custom transaction reports.

ProRealTime (PRT)

The world-leading web-based charting package, fully integrated with the IG trading platform. PRT offers a customisable interface and over 100 indicators for in-depth technical analysis, and the functionality to build your own algorithms for automated trading around the clock.

Contact us

Let us create a solution tailored for your needs. Get in touch with our Australian-based team by phone or email to discuss your objectives, or request a brochure.

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1 Average per month, IG globally, 12 months to November 2019.

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