The foreign exchange market is the world’s largest asset class and the most liquid with a daily trading volume of over $5 trillion. Trading forex (FX, foreign exchange trading) offers opportunities whatever the volatility in the market.
You can access a wide range of instruments to trade including all majors, as well as minor pairs.
Providing a way to diversify your portfolio and hedge against risk, bonds allow you to take a position on future interest rate movements while leveraging the security and stability of government treasuries.
Whether you prefer long or short-term, bonds can play a critical role in any capitalizing on macroeconomic events.
A useful way to speculate on the world’s top financial markets, stock indices are weighted averages derived from the companies listed on the exchange, creating leveraged trading opportunities across the global equity markets.
Take advantage of volatility generated by corporate news and world events by trading stock indices with OANDA.
Contracts for Difference (CFDs) or Precious Metals are NOT available to residents of the United States.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) limits leverage available to retail forex traders in the United States to 50:1 on major currency pairs and 20:1 for all others. OANDA Asia Pacific offers maximum leverage of 50:1 on FX products and limits to leverage offered on CFDs apply. Maximum leverage for OANDA Canada clients is determined by IIROC and is subject to change. For more information refer to our regulatory and financial compliance section.
OANDA does not requote orders that are executed at the valid market price when the request is received at our server. No automated rejections, market orders only fail to be executed if they fall outside the upper/lower bounds that you choose to place to protect against price fluctuations, or if you have insufficient funds to execute your trade.
Trading FX and/or CFDs on margin is high risk and not suitable for everyone. Losses can exceed investment.