OANDA Earns Top Honours in Investment Trends’ 2014 U.K. Forex Traders Survey Awards

Global broker takes home four awards and the No. 1 spot in five additional categories in the latest U.K. FX industry report

LONDON – October 27, 2014 

OANDA,a global provider of innovative foreign exchange (FX) and contract for difference (CFD) trading services,, has been lauded by U.K.-based forex traders with several awards including the top honour of “Highest Overall Client Satisfaction.” The results come via the 2014 U.K. Leveraged Trading Report compiled annually by multinational financial services market research firm, Investment Trends. In the survey of more than 13,000 investors OANDA was also granted the “Best Value for Money,” “Best Customer Service,” and “Best Research Tools” awards in FX.exemplary service.

“Coming off of a record-breaking month of trading volume and new client registrations in September, it’s an honour to be recognised by forex traders in categories that are crucial to them,” said Daniel Skowronski, Managing Director, OANDA Europe and Americas. “Investment Trends’ research shows that three of the most important elements for investors trading FX are excellent customer service, the reliability of the platform they use, and consistency of filling trades at the quoted price. Our clients ranked OANDA as No. 1 in each of those categories.”

Looking ahead to the fourth quarter, OANDA’s senior executives are confident the company is well positioned to grow its business in 2015.

“To be recognised with the ‘Highest Overall Client Satisfaction’ and ‘Best Value for Money’ awards by U.K. FX traders validates our team’s work to deliver the best platforms, products, and services in the industry,” said Ed Eger, President and CEO, OANDA Corporation. “OANDA was founded to help create a fair, transparent marketplace leveraging technology to provide investors with a low total cost to trade, including exceptional execution and customer service. We’re also focused on delivering a superior MetaTrader 4 experience and increasing our menu of CFDs to trade.”

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About OANDA

OANDA Corporation has transformed the business of foreign exchange through an innovative approach to forex trading. The company’s industry leading online trading platform, fxTrade, introduced a number of firsts to the marketplace, including immediate execution; instant settlement on trades; trades of any size between one unit and 10 million units; and interest calculated by the second. The company’s many awards attest to the power and flexibility of its trading platform. In 2013, OANDA was honored with nearly a dozen awards, including Best Trade Execution Provider, Best Retail Trading Platform and Best Mobile Trading Platform by International Finance Magazine; as well as Best Value for Money by Investment Trends in each the U.S., UK, and Asia Pacific markets.

OANDA was the first online provider of comprehensive currency exchange information, and today the company’s OANDA Exchange Rates® data provides benchmark rates for corporations, auditing firms, and global banks.

OANDA has eight offices worldwide, in Toronto, Chicago, New York, Boston, London, Singapore, Tokyo, and Sydney. OANDA is fully regulated by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the U.S. National Futures Association (NFA), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA), and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

 

About Investment Trends

Investment Trends is the leading researcher in the retail CFD, FX and Online Broking Markets globally. The Investment Trends team combines analytical rigour and strategic thinking with the most advanced research and statistical techniques to help clients gain competitive advantage. Over 10 years’ experience in researching the Australian retail wealth management and global broking markets underpin Investment Trends’ insights and provision of decision-making support to over 200 leading financial service businesses globally. Investment trends’ clients include a number of global banking organisations, all major CFD providers and online brokers as well as industry regulators, investment platform providers, industry associations and financial planning software providers.

 

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