OpenMarkets together with our technology partner, Paritech, offers a powerful suite of scalable, secure Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and FIX gateway that allows you to build your own custom trading programs and tools.

Our APIs provide trading, real-time market data and account opening capabilities (including electronic identification), built to support all types of programs, from excel spreadsheets to complicated algorithmic applications.  For more information, download Paritech’s API Services document.

WEB API

WEB SOCKET API

PX API (ActiveX)

FIX (Financial Information eXchange)

Used for Server-based web applications that require trading + request/response data only (i.e. non streaming). Any software/ operating system that requires trading + event-driven streaming data. Microsoft COM applications that requires trading + event-driven streaming data. Real-time exchange of information  related to the securities transactions and markets. (Software independent)
Perfect for Robo advisers or for embedded web data /trading interfaces Market Analysts, algorithmic developers. Traders using excel spreadsheets Brokers

TECHNOLOGY

Protocol HTTP JSON messaging over TCP/IP socket connection Microsoft COM (Component Object Model). FIX messaging over TCP/IP socket connection
Data
Click refresh (request/response) Streaming Streaming Streaming
Firewall friendly Y Y

TRADING

Order requests (new/amend/cancel)  Y Coming soon  Y  Y
Holdings  Y Coming soon  Y
Accounts List  Y Coming soon  Y
ORDER TYPES
Market to Limit
Limit
Best
Y Coming soon Y Y
ALGOS
Icebergs
Hidden
Y Coming soon Y Y

MARKET DATA

Depth  Y  Y  Y  –
Market Movers  Y  –  Y  –
News  Y Coming soon  Y  –
Price History  Y Coming soon  Y  –
Quote Requests  Y Coming soon  Y  –
Symbols  Y  Y  Y  –
Watch Lists  Y  Y  Y  –

ACCOUNT OPENING

Y

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER KIT

WebAPI SDK SocketAPI SDK PXAPI SDK FIX SDK

Contact us on 1300 769 433 or email service@openmarkets.com.au to find out more.