Forex trading (FX, Foreign Exchange) is the leveraged buying and selling of currencies against each other. You can learn more about the basics of currency trading by visiting thelearn-forex-trading
FOREIGN EXCHANGE TRADING
Trade all forex majors plus over 55 other FX pairs on our award-winning proprietary desktop platform, mobile apps or MT4 and access competitive spreads with no commissions.
View the margin requirements of your region on our regulatory page.
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See a breakdown of OANDA clients’ recent open positions across major pairs.
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Frequently Asked Questions
You can find a comprehensive list of available currency pairs and current spreads here.
To add pairs to your Rate list on the OANDA trading platform, go to Tools > User Preferences > Rates. To view all pairs on your MT4 platform, right-click any of the symbols listed in Market Watch section and choose "Show All".
Forex market trading hours generally close at the end of the New York trading session on Friday afternoon and resume with the opening of the Asian session early Sunday afternoon, Eastern time. OANDA's hours of operation coincide with the global financial markets. Learn about the OANDA Trading Hours for the division you are registered in.
Our deposit options vary based on the OANDA division with which you hold your account. Please check the relevant Deposit Funds section for more details on how to fund your account.
OANDA does not offer specific trading advice to our clients. However, we do offer a number of resources to help you learn and improve. Visit the OANDA Help Portal to learn about our trading education resources onhow to trade forex.
There is no minimum deposit or minimum balance required to open an OANDA account for forex trading. You only need make sure to have enough equity to open positions of sizes you are comfortable with including margin requirements. You can calculate the margin required when you open a position in a currency pair using the OANDA Forex Margin Calculator .
OANDA’s registration forms, legal and trading documentation vary based on the OANDA division with which you hold your account for forex trading. Please check the relevant Legal & Regulatory Documentation section for more details.
The OANDA platform supports margin trading, which means you can enter into positions larger than your account balance. OANDA’s margin rules vary based on the regulatory requirements applicable to the OANDA division with which you hold your account. Please select the applicable OANDA division to learn more details about OANDA Margin Rules for forex trading.