OANDA named world’s Best Retail FX Platform

San Francisco – 28 July 2016 - OANDA has been named the world’s Best Retail FX Platform at the prestigious e-FX awards by leading industry publication FX Week, beating out a host of competitors and knocking last year’s winner off the top spot.

A global leader in online multi-asset trading services, OANDA combines cutting-edge trading technology and exceptional execution across a wide range of asset classes, enabling clients to trade global market indices, commodities, treasuries, precious metals and currencies both on their institutional-grade OANDA trading platform and the ever popular MT4.

Ed Eger, President & CEO of OANDA Corporation, says, “We are truly honoured to receive this distinguished award, especially given the competition was so fierce this year. As a FinTech firm, we continually strive to improve our technologies in order to better serve clients and enhance their trading experience. This year alone we’ve already launched an all-new advanced charting html 5 package, introduced multiple mobile enhancements and begun the global rollout of our new state-of-the-art platform featuring institutional-grade execution speeds. As such, this award represents the very essence of the 20-year transformation OANDA has undertaken.”

Now in its 13th year, the 2016 e-FX Awards recognise excellence, innovation and superior customer service in foreign exchange, focusing on quality rather than quantity and traded volumes. The winners were decided by a panel of industry experts, each of whom spent time exploring the platform and speaking withclients from every brokerage before ultimately determining the winner.


Published since 1990, FX Week is the industry's exclusive newsletter for foreign exchange and money market professionals working within commercial banks, investment banks, central banks, brokerages, institutional investors, multinational corporations and vendor companies serving the banks and financial institutions. The FX Week editorial team operates out of London, the heart of the foreign exchange market, with support from editorial offices in New York and Hong Kong. FX Week provides daily news updates and 50 print issues a year, including quarterly supplements covering CLS, emerging markets, e-FX, currency derivatives, white labelling and retail FX. The e-FX Awards is an annual awards platform that acknowledges the leaders in the field.



OANDA transformed the business of foreign exchange through an innovative approach to online trading. The company’s industry-leading online trading platform introduced a number of firsts to the marketplace, including automated execution; instant settlement on trades; trades of any size between one unit and 10 million units; and interest calculated by the second. In 2015, OANDA was honoured to receive the “Best Customer Service” and “Best Mobile Platform” awards in Investment Trends’ 2015, USA Leveraged FX Reports; “Overall Client Satisfaction”, “Customer Service” and “Value for Money” in Investment Trends 2015 UK Financial Spread Betting, CFD & FX Report; “No. 1 FX Broker for High-Value Clients” and “Largest FX Broker by primary market share” in Investment Trends 2015 Singapore CFD & FX Report; and "Value for Money" and "Educational Materials" in Investment Trends, 2015 Australia FX Report. 

OANDA was the one of 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 seven offices worldwide, Toronto, San Francisco, New York, 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).

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OANDA Corporation is located at 185 Berry Street, Suite 4700, San Francisco, CA, USA, 94107.

For more information, please visit www.oanda.com. You can follow OANDA on TwitterFacebook, or YouTube.

Media Contact:
Julian Wadley
Direct: +44 (0) 20 7242 8867

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