Site and Legal Documents

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Privacy Policy OANDA Corporation respects customer privacy and is committed to protecting it.
Risk Warning Transactions in derivatives based on foreign exchange rates or the prices of precious metals, commodities or equity indices products carry a high degree of risk.
Terms of Use Your use of the Web Site and/or Tools constitutes your agreement to comply with these Terms of Use.
Regulatory and Financial Compliance OANDA has been in the currency business since 1996. We are an established, well-capitalized forex market maker, through our fxTrade trading platform. We are also the authoritative source for currency data for leading companies, including tax authorities, accounting firms, and financial institutions.
NFA BASIC BASIC contains Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) registration and NFA membership information and futures-related regulatory and non-regulatory actions contributed by NFA, the CFTC and the U.S. futures exchanges.
Regulatory Public Disclosures This page describes listed principals, business lines, customer business, and the statement of financial condition of OANDA Corporation.

fxTrade Account Registration Forms

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Registration Forms This page provides PDFs for all the forms required to open a personal or corporate fxTrade account offline.
Joint Account Policy A joint account is owned by two account holders, and can be used by either one of them. Any fxTrade personal account can be converted into a joint account once the individual account holder initiates and authorizes this process.
API Licence Agreement This document outlines the contract when using any of OANDA's API accounts or capabilities
MT4 and 3rd Party Software Agreement OANDA makes no warranty or representation, either express or implied, with respect to platforms and services which are provided by third parties separate from OANDA Corporation and its affiliated companies (“OANDA”) through OANDA’s API, (“Third Party Software”), including their quality, performance, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or that they are error free.

Trading Documentation

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Hours of Operation OANDA’s hours of operation coincide with the global financial markets. Trading is available from Sunday approximately 5 p.m. to Friday 5 p.m., New York time.
Margin Rules The amount of margin required to enter a trade is determined by the rules discussed within this section
Margin Rates Governed by the National Futures Association (NFA), OANDA Corporation establishes margin rates and maximum leverage at their discretion.
FIFO Trade Policy Starting May 30, 2011, OANDA is introducing “First In First Out” (FIFO), a forex trading policy that complies with National Futures Association (NFA) regulations
Deposit Funds This is a guide on how to deposit funds with OANDA
Withdraw Funds This is a guide on how to withdraw funds with OANDA
Trade Execution Report OANDA forex clients in the United States can receive reports on trade execution. On request, OANDA will generate a Trade Execution Report of all the transactions OANDA executed, in the same currency pair, in the 15 minute windows before and after the client's transaction. The report will contain up to 15 transactions from each time period.
Trading FX and/or CFDs on margin is high risk and not suitable for everyone. Losses can exceed investment.