Fast Track Your FX Trading With FXCM

Free Live Trading
Min Deposit 50 GBP
Founded 1999
Headquarters New York, United States

FXCM is a leading provider of online foreign exchange (FX) trading, CFD trading, spread betting and related services. Their mission is to provide global traders with access to the world's largest and most liquid market by offering innovative trading tools, meeting strict financial standards and striving for the best online trading experience in the market.

At the heart of FXCM is their No Dealing Desk forex execution. They use a large network of forex liquidity providers, including global banks, financial institutions, prime brokers and other market makers, to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs.

Serious traders expect orders to be filled quickly, at the best price available, and nothing less. This is what FXCM aims to deliver.

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Supported Asset Types


The forex market is the largest, most liquid market in the world with an average daily trading volume exceeding $5 trillion. Commissions are based on instrument and trade size, and start as little as £0.07 per 1K lot. Forex Spreads as low as 0.3. Trade forex on spreads with no mark-ups.

Harness the Community

  • Thousands of Shared Algorithms
  • Build, Share and Collaborate with Others
  • 165,836 Quants Registered
  • We are Fully Open Sourced

Free Historical Data

FXCM provides almost 200GB of tick, second, minute, hourly and daily FX and CFD data for free. Download this to your computer and run local backtests with full visibility and control over the data. Data comes pre-formatted in LEAN format to seamlessly work with our open source codebase!

Forex Data


CFD Data


Why QuantConnect & FXCM Brokerage

QuantConnect’s in-browser IDE was designed by algo traders for algo traders. Combine that With FXCM Execution, you can get the power of our No Dealing Desk (NDD) execution. This provides the ability to use the powerful features of QuantConnect coding flexibility back testing with FREE Historical Data from FXCM and the power of our execution providing low spreads from liquidity providers, anonymous order execution, and no restrictions on strategies.