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David Mercer

The True Cost of Trading

At Profit & Loss Dial-in Day Frankfurt, Colin Lambert, managing editor, spoke to David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group about the true cost of trading in FX markets. In a lively conversation Mercer outlines guidelines for understanding the truecost of trading and along the way talks about the opportunity cost of hold times, the value […]

And Another Thing…

It’s a bold statement from a man who has proven again and again he is not afraid of rocking the boat, “We consider a full move to 24/7 spot FX trading a real possibility within the next five years”. So, is David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group, making a bold statement or actually predicting what […]

LMAX Opens Weekend FX Trading Service

LMAX Group has launched Weekend FX a service to allow clients to trade during those hours in which the FX market is closed, from 17:05 EST on Friday to 17:00 EST Sunday. The service will be available through LMAX Global, the group’s UK-regulated broker and will support cash-settled CFD (contracts for difference), which are non-fungible […]

The Crypto Market Structure in 2020 and Beyond

To view the video please log in to the site At the recent Profit & Loss Dial-in Day New York, LMAX Group CEO David Mercer spoke to P&L’s managing editor Colin Lambert about the evolution of the crypto industry as LMAX Digital – the firm’s digital assets exchange – turned two years old. Mercer stressed […]

LMAX Digital Celebrates Two Years, Plans for Growth

LMAX Digital, which today celebrates its second anniversary and reveals that $85 billion worth of cryptocurrencies has traded over the platform since launch, plans to expand through data and products in a bid to “move crypto currencies into the mainstream”. According to LMAX Group CEO, David Mercer, the group will be investing in its market […]

Does the World Look Different Now?

To view the video please log in to the site In a one-on-one interview during Profit & Loss Dial-In Day London on April 29th, David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group, which operates multiple institutional exchanges for FX and crypto currency trading, including LMAX Digital, based in the UK, discussed pre- and post-pandemic markets with Profit […]

What Drives a Successful FX Platform?

To read this article in full and watch the video, please register for free Although the recent return of volatility to FX markets has helped the business to new highs, LMAX Exchange recently delivered very strong financial results for 2019. In this video interview Colin Lambert talks to David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group, about […]

In the FICC of It

The is one subject on the agenda for this week’s podcast – the return of volatility to FX markets. Joining P&L’s managing editor Colin Lambert to discuss the issue are David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group, and Joel Kruger, currency strategist at LMAX Exchange. After Kruger provides his view of current conditions in, and drivers […]

LMAX Exchange Unveils Record Results

LMAX Group has unveiled record profitability and financial performance for the year ended 31 December 2019, reporting that 2019 EBITDA grew by 30% to $26.2 million. With an EBITDA margin of 47%, the firm claims it is one of the most profitable operators of global venues for electronic FX trading. Gross revenues were $59.6m, up […]

FX: A Trading or Data Business?

At the recent Forex Network Chicago conference David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Exchange Group, was interviewed by Colin Lambert about the foreign exchange and crypto market landscapes. This is an edited and abridged version of that discussion. Colin Lambert: There is a view out there that FX is no longer a trading business, how do […]