Winners will be selected by the judging panel on the strength of entries alone.

Each category relates to a product or service. We deliberately do not provide tight eligibility criteria – most of the categories should be self-explanatory, but any parties with queries about eligibility should contact [email protected].

Any firm active in a category is eligible to enter, regardless of size, geographic focus or market share.

Liquidity provider categories

  • Best liquidity provider for spot 
  • Best liquidity provider for forwards/swaps 
  • Best liquidity provider for options 
  • Best liquidity provider for NDFs
  • Best single-dealer platform
  • Best liquidity provider for e-trading support
  • Best liquidity provider for TCA
  • Best algo provider
  • Best non-bank algo provider
  • Best liquidity provider for corporates
  • Best liquidity provider for transparency*

Prime brokerage categories

  • Best prime broker
  • Best prime-of-prime broker

Venue categories

  • Best ECN/MDP for spot
  • Best ECN/MDP for forwards/swaps
  • Best ECN/MDP for options
  • Best ECN/MDP for TCA
  • Best exchange for FX
  • Best retail FX platform
  • Best new venue initiative

Infrastructure and services categories

  • Best CCP for FX
  • Best settlement provider
  • Best liquidity aggregator/connectivity service
  • Best benchmark provider for FX 
  • Best compression/optimisation service for FX 
  • Best new infrastructure initiative

Software and data categories

  • Best market data provider
  • Best trading software for FX 
  • Best surveillance provider for FX 
  • Best independent TCA provider


*Best LP for transparency allows dealers to compete on the strength of their disclosure of dealing terms and conditions, as well as their interpretation and application of the FX Global Code.