Competitive spreads on major global indices
Take a position on a range of major global indices, including the US Wall St 30, UK 100, China A50 and Singapore 30. Our spreads for Australia 200 and Hong Kong 33 start from 0.8 points and 5 points respectively.
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Our powerful OANDA Trade platform can be accessed from your web browser. You can also trade on the move with our apps for iPhone, Android and tablet devices.
Integrate your strategy with trading applications or build your own custom user interface. Create and test automated trading strategies using our API technology or use advanced charts, technical analysis and open position ratios.
Accredited Investors (AI)
Take advantage of higher leverage for certain currency pairs. Leverage and margin rates vary depending on asset class. See our OANDA Asia Pacific Margin Rates for Accredited Investors page to know more.
What are indices?
Indices (also known as stock indexes) represent the value of a group of assets or stocks listed on a particular exchange. Major financial indices include the Dow Jones Industrial Average, FTSE 100, CAC 40, and Dax 30. Different indices (or indexes) have their own criteria for determining constituent stocks.
The Dow Jones Index represents 30 large public-listed companies traded on the New York Stock Exchange weighted by price, whereas the FTSE 100 represents 100 of the largest blue-chip companies in the UK weighted by market capitalisation.
At OANDA, we offer CFDs on most major global indices, including China A50, Germany 30, Australia 200 and Singapore 30. When the price of stocks listed on an index rise, the price of the index goes up. When the price of stocks listed on an index go down, the value of the index falls along with it.
Trading indices with OANDA
It’s not possible to directly buy or sell an index. At OANDA, you can trade indices as a CFD. Our indices are derived from the price of the underlying instrument. We offer competitive spreads on our indices CFDs. You can take a position on the Australia 200 and US Wall St 30 from 0.8 points and 1.5 points respectively.
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Pricing and liquidity providers
Our pricing engine aggregates live prices, in real time, from our liquidity providers and calculates a mid-point. A custom-built pricing algorithm automatically calculates the spread symmetrically around the mid-point for each tradable instrument. This mid-point fluctuates throughout the day as market prices change.
Our award-winning and customisable OANDA Trade platform is engineered for reliability and speed. This is especially important during periods of high volatility, when prices can move rapidly. Our platform can be accessed from your web browser, or as an app for your mobile or tablet device.
Costs of trading
Fairness and transparency are at the heart of everything we do. At OANDA, we are upfront about our charges and fees, so you always know exactly how much you are paying when you trade with us. See our charges and fees page to learn about our costs for depositing and withdrawing funds, bank wire transfer, spreads, inactivity fees and more.
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