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Market Maker vs. Rates Aggregator

When companies entrust critical business functions to be supported by external FX providers, it’s important to have a partner that provides reliable and accurate solutions. Discover whether your provider is a rates aggregator or a market maker, like OANDA.

Data Sources OANDA (FX Market Maker) RATES AGGREGATOR
Price Construction Our technology compiles data and applies a series of proprietary algorithms to create a price with the highest degree of accuracy. Forms an “indicative” price that may not reflect the real transactional market.
Data based on actual trades Accesses real-time FX data from all major participants in the interbank market. Acts as a “pass-through” for exchange rates data, leaving it susceptible to price variances.
Volatility Prices are based on real exchanges, always providing an accurate view of the market. Risks exposure to inaccurate prices or “spikes” that may be passed through to the end user.
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