MATLAB connector to Interactive Brokers


  • Query live market data in snapshot or streaming modes
  • Fetch historical, intra-day, and live market data, fundamental data, contract trading information, and option chains
  • Place scanners that filter the market for securities that match certain criteria
  • Retrieve current portfolio contents, balance, P&L, margin, and other IB account values
  • Place and monitor trade orders for multiple security types and trading parameters on multiple exchanges
  • Attach user-defined MATLAB callback functions to IB data events


IB-MATLAB (IBML) is a MATLAB® connector to Interactive Brokers and enables users to leverage MATLAB analysis and visualization capabilities with IB’s low-cost data-feed and brokerage trading platform. IB-MATLAB can be used for both automated algo-trading and selective manual trading, as well as continuous market data feed.

IB-MATLAB provides a reliable, easy-to-use MATLAB interface to Interactive Brokers that works right out-of-the-box on all MATLAB platforms (Win32, Win64, Mac, Linux) using simple MATLAB commands.

Developed by a recognized and experienced MATLAB expert, IB-MATLAB is continuously maintained and improved, and has been since 2010. The product is actively used by hundreds of financial institutions and individual traders/quants worldwide.

IB-MATLAB was optimized for performance, reliability, stability, compatibility, and feature set.

A detailed User Guide is available, complete with multiple working usage examples and implementation tips.

Don’t take our word for it – try the fully-functional free trial and see for yourself!

Octahedron Ltd

Yair Altman - Director
25 Ein Shemesh St
Ganey Tikva, 55900
Tel: +972-528437444

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  • Linux
  • Macintosh
  • Windows


  • Consulting
  • On-site assistance
  • System integration
  • Training

Product Type

  • Data Analysis Tools
  • Databases and Datafeeds


  • Data Acquisition or Import
  • Data Analysis and Statistics
  • Computational Finance


  • Financial Services