EBS Direct

Access curated, relationship-based liquidity and best-in-class technology that delivers faster market data and execution certainty.

Experience our market-leading spot and forwards liquidity

With a relationship-based FX trading platform, liquidity consumers can choose from a full range of bank and non-bank liquidity providers to create tailored liquidity pools of ESP for spot, RFQ for forwards. EBS Direct delivers round-trip processing times of less than 50 microseconds, with built-in Quant Analytics that help optimize execution. 

New in Release
  • LP Management Tool:  2.0 Pilot commencing January 2023 for advanced, self-service, client entitlements
  • EBS Workstation: Choose from multiple page layouts, coming Q1 2023

Aggregated liquidity

Access curated, relationship-based liquidity aggregated from bank and non-bank market makers. Tap into this liquidity through our APIs or EBS Workstation for spot and metals, and our dedicated GUI for forwards and FX outrights.

Choice of liquidity

Trade on a disclosed or non-disclosed basis with chosen counterparties and permissioned, private liquidity pools, directly or through an intermediary prime bank for total anonymity.

Efficient execution

LPs can use our aggregated or one-to-one pricing to create as many pricing streams as they want with preferred counterparts. LCs can use our platform to trade via a sweepable order book or on single ticket basis.  All participants can benefit from equal access to our low latency trading platform for even faster market data and more efficient execution.

Optimize your trading performance

A look inside the numbers

EBS has been at the heart of the FX market for almost 30 years. This is why on EBS Direct there are:




Number of liquidity providers



All numbers as of Dec 2022

EBS Credit

Use a single global credit limit across all of our platforms to simplify operations, streamline resources, and capitalize on our shared credit model.

FX futures and options

Trade in the largest regulated FX marketplace. Gain the capital and margin efficiencies of our centrally cleared, transparent market.


Trade spot, NDFs and metals. Expand your reach across FX and beyond, and trade with the speed and reliability you’ve come to expect from EBS.

Data and analytics

Access full cash spot data analysis from EBS’ built-in Quant Analytics. Analyze trade activity and optimize execution efficiencies.


Connect to fast, reliable markets with a customizable interface (API or manual solutions) designed to improve efficiency and risk management.

Connect with the wider world of FX

Contact an EBS expert

We’re here to help you. For more information or assistance, contact the EBS support team and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.


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