The award-winning LMAX Exchange is the leading MTF for FX, authorised and regulated by the FCA. Servicing retail brokers, funds, corporates, asset managers and banks, LMAX Exchange delivers a unique vision for global FX trading - a transparent, neutral, level playing field for all market participants, regardless of status, size or activity levels.

“LMAX Exchange relies on Informatica Ultra Messaging to provide the core communications within its award winning low latency exchange platform. Informatica understands that our performance is measured in microseconds and that stability, ease of integration and a responsive support team who understand our challenges are as important to us as raw performance and low latency.”

Dr. Andrew Phillips

Director of Technical Operations, LMAX Exchange
Business Need
  • Increase trading flow.
  • Increase operational efficiency.
  • Reduce risk for retail and institutional buyers and sellers.
  • Minimize hardware infrastructure costs through efficiency.
Challenges
  • Complexity of managing massive volume of scale in retail market, institutional market makers and central clearing across multiple asset classes.
  • Build an exchange that is incredibly fast but also significantly more feature-rich than other exchanges.
Solutions & Results
  • Provided retail traders with pricing transparency, market depth, neutrality and control until recently only available to wholesale institutions.
  • Reduced trading risk for retail and institutional buyers and sellers.
  • Helped deliver the levels of operational excellence that customers expect.
  • Consistently executed trades at below 1 millisecond.
  • Supported an institutional scale exchange with an API to enable retail traders to run algorithms.
  • Eliminated single points of failure while dramatically reducing hardware infrastructure costs.

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