OANDA ALGO LAB

Powered by QuantConnect, the OANDA Algo Lab allows you to code, backtest, and deploy your own automated forex and CFD trading strategies right from your web browser.

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BACKTEST ON TICK DATA

Leverage OANDA tick data going back as far as 2004 to backtest your strategy and simulate a real trading environment.

Tick data going back as far as 2004 to backtest your strategy

UNPARALLELED SPEED

Keep coding while your strategies are backtested on hundreds of servers in parallel, bringing you results 50x faster than is possible on your home computer.

Keep coding while your strategies are backtested, bringing you results 50x faster

EASY ALGO DESIGN

The OANDA Algo Lab supports multiple languages, including C#, Python and F# with in browser auto-complete. With only 2 required functions, designing an algorithm has never been easier.

OANDA Algo Lab supports multiple languages, including C#, Python and F# with in browser auto-complete

OPEN SOURCE & ROBUST

Need more power and flexibility? Prefer coding in Visual Studio? The core technology is open source giving you complete control over your strategy.

The core technology is open source giving you complete control

DEPLOY LIVE STRATEGIES

Want to use an algorithm to trade? Live OANDA clients can deploy their algo strategies onto up to 2 co-located servers (additional servers may be available upon request).

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Trading involves significant risk of loss

EXCEPTIONAL EXECUTION

Our trading platforms are engineered for speed with 98% of trades executed in 0.057 seconds or less – 1/5th of the blink of an eye.

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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.

Execution speed numbers are based on the median round trip latency measurements from receipt to response for all Market Order and Trade Close requests executed between August 1st and November 30th 2017 on the OANDA V20 execution platform, excepting MT4 initiated orders.

Your capital is at risk. Losses can exceed investment. Leverage trading is high risk and not for everyone.