Platforms

MetaTrader 4

Take advantage of MetaTrader 4 with your OANDA forex trading account. Our custom-built bridge combines OANDA’s pricing and execution with MT4’s charting and analysis, giving you an even more powerful forex trading experience.

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Automated trading strategies

The MT4 platform supports expert advisors (EAs) - automated trading tools developed by third parties. Using our expert advisors, you can:

  • Build trading algorithms
  • Backtest your trading strategies
  • Use existing algorithms to enhance your trading strategy.
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Trade from charts

Use MetaTrader 4's advanced charting package to access:

  • Nine time frames and multiple displays
  • Five candles per week on the Daily NY Close Charts
  • Over 50 built-in indicators
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Proprietary MT4 plug in

Our suite of technical analysis packages can be used as a plug in to your MT4 platform. The plug in lets you:

  • Execute trades directly from the interface
  • Access intraday market scanning
  • Set up automatic chart pattern recognition and pattern quality indicators
  • Set up automated alerts for specified patterns
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MT4 open order indicator

See aggregate OANDA client open orders and open positions directly on your MT4 charts with the open orderbook MT4 indicator:

  • Capture market sentiment, the foundation of most institutional trading strategies
  • Identify key trends by monitoring our client open orders
  • Gain visibility over the markets with our proprietary technology
  • View aggregate current buy and sell orders placed by our traders
  • Benefit from clearly visible support and resistance levels on your charts.
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Trade using retail pricing sentiment
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View open orders directly on your MT4 charts
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View open positions directly on your MT4 charts
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Access net order information
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Access cumulative order information
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Indicator data refresh frequency: 5 minutes (premium) and 20 minutes (standard)

Upgrade to the premium indicator

If you regularly trade USD15m or more each quarter, you could qualify for a complimentary upgrade to the MT4 open order indicator premium edition, which also offers an aggregate view of current buy and sell positions placed by OANDA traders, as well as non-cumulative orders. Simply deposit USD10,000 in your account and email your Relationship manager once you've hit the volume requirement and your premium indicator will be activated.

HOW TO INSTALL THE MT4 PLUGIN

OANDA Trade mobile and tablet apps

Access more than 50 technical tools, including 32 overlay indicators, 11 drawing tools, and 9 charts. Trade through charts.

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Ready to start trading? Open an account in minutes

Already have a live trading account? It's easy to fund your account using one of the following payment methods.

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4 ways to trade, plus MetaTrader 4

Our range of platforms include OANDA Trade web, desktop and mobile, as well as MetaTrader 4.

Powerful partner tools and APIs

Identify potential trading opportunities using our powerful analysis tools and partner APIs.

Powerful partners and VPS services

Our partners integrate seamlessly into the OANDA Trade and MT4 trading platforms.