BONDS TRADING WITH OANDA

Take a position on future interest rate movements while leveraging the security and stability of government treasuries.

TRADING BONDS

Providing a way to diversify your trading 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.

Instrument Bid Ask Spread
Instrument Bid Ask Spread

View the margin requirements of your region on our regulatory page.

DISCOVER INNOVATIVE TOOLS FOR TRADERS

OANDA Historical Spreads data from quote periods

Historical Spreads

See Min, Max and Average spread data from quote periods of 15 minutes up to 3 months.

OANDA's Correlation table allows you to compare how commodities have moved relative to currency pairs.

Correlation Table

Compare how commodities have moved relative to currency pairs each other. Analyze your portfolio exposure and risk.

Candlestick patterns allow traders to view currency trends with additional information compared to a linear pattern.

Candlestick Patterns

See candlestick patterns plotted over recent currency movements.

See which currency pairs show the most significant price fluctuations over various time periods

Volatility Graph

Zero in on which currency and commodities pairs show the most significant price fluctuations over various time periods.

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Losses can exceed investment

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See Spreads on Forex Pairs

Forex

Find opportunities whatever the market volatility across major, minor and exotic FX pairs.

Trade stock indicies in forex market

Indices

Trade stock indices which are weighted averages derived from the companies listed on the exchange.

Trade commodities in forex market

Commodities

Trade the world’s most popular commodities such as such as wheat, corn, crude oil and natural gas.

Trade metals in forex market with OANDA

Precious Metals

Diversify your trading portfolio and trade gold, silver, platinum, and palladium alongside currencies.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a bond?

A bond is a financial instrument in which individuals lend money to corporate or governmental entities for a defined period of time at a variable, or fixed interest rate. The institution will pay back to the lender the original sum plus the interest rate at the end of the loan’s term.

How does bond trading work?

Bond markets move based on the expected change of economic indicators such as growth and inflation, which will determine the bond value to the investor. Bond trading can be short, or long term and allows bond traders to take a position on future interest rate movements while leveraging the security and stability of government treasuries.

What bonds can I trade with OANDA?

OANDA bonds trading include Bund, UK 10Y Gilt, US 10Y T-Note, US 2Y T-Note, US 5Y T-Note and US T-Bond.

What are the deposit options to fund my OANDA account for bond trading?

Please visit the Deposit Funds with OANDA section to see all the details as the deposit options may be different depending on the OANDA division you are registered to.

What is the minimum deposit requirement for bond trading?

OANDA doesn’t require a minimum deposit or balance to create a trading account. You should ensure your account has enough balance to open positions of sizes you are comfortable with including margin requirements.

What are the OANDA fxTrade margin rules for bond trading?

OANDA allows margin trading, so you can enter into positions larger than your account balance. OANDA fxTrade margin rules depend on the regulatory policies applicable to the OANDA division you are registered to. Please visit OANDA Margin Rules to learn the details.

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† Disclaimer:

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.

Palladium is not available to residents of Canada.

Trading FX and/or CFDs on margin is high risk and not suitable for everyone. Losses can exceed investment.