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    OANDA:OANDA was founded in 1996 by computer scientist Dr. Michael Stumm and economist Dr. Richard Olsen. In 1996, OANDA was the first company to provide comprehensive currency exchange information via the Internet. In 2011, the company opened an office in London and made it a European headquarter, adding several CFDs to its portfolio in 2012, allowing clients in certain markets to trade more commodities, precious metals, indices, and bonds. In 2018, the company was acquired by leading private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, and in 2020, OANDA entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of leading multi-asset broker TMS, setting the stage for growth in the Baltics and Eastern Europe. OANDA is regulated by several regulatory bodies, notably the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the National Futures Association (NFA), the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization (IIROC

    Abstract:OANDA was founded in 1996 by computer scientist Dr. Michael Stumm and economist Dr. Richard Olsen. In 1996, OANDA was the first company to provide comprehensive currency exchange information via the Internet. In 2011, the company opened an office in London and made it a European headquarter, adding several CFDs to its portfolio in 2012, allowing clients in certain markets to trade more commodities, precious metals, indices, and bonds. In 2018, the company was acquired by leading private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, and in 2020, OANDA entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of leading multi-asset broker TMS, setting the stage for growth in the Baltics and Eastern Europe. OANDA is regulated by several regulatory bodies, notably the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the National Futures Association (NFA), the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization (IIROC

      Basic Information & Regulators of OANDA

      OANDA was founded in 1996 by computer scientist Dr. Michael Stumm and economist Dr. Richard Olsen. In 1996, OANDA was the first company to provide comprehensive currency exchange information via the Internet. In 2011, the company opened an office in London and made it a European headquarter, adding several CFDs to its portfolio in 2012, allowing clients in certain markets to trade more commodities, precious metals, indices, and bonds. In 2018, the company was acquired by leading private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, and in 2020, OANDA entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of leading multi-asset broker TMS, setting the stage for growth in the Baltics and Eastern Europe. OANDA is regulated by several regulatory bodies, notably the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the National Futures Association (NFA), the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization (IIROC) of Canada, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

      Market Instruments

      OANDA provides investors with the mainstream and popular financial trading instruments in the global financial market, mainly Forex (more than 38,000 currency pairs can be traded), indices, precious metals, commodities, bonds, etc.

      Leverage & Account

      The broker offers investors two types of accounts: Standard and Premium accounts. The maximum leverage is 1:20 for Forex, 1:5 to 1:20 for indices, 1:5 for metals and commodities, and 1:5 for bonds.

      Spreads & Commission Fees of OANDA

      Both major and minor currency pairs in Forex have competitive spreads. Spreads start from 0.6 pips on EUR/USD, 1.0 pips on USD/JPY, 1.3 pips on EUR/GBP, 3 pips on Brent Crude Oil, and 25 pips on Gold.

      Trading Platform Applied

      OANDA Trade offers traders four trading platforms, OANDA Trade Web, Desktop, Mobile, and MT4. The OANDA Trade Web Edition platform was awarded the World's Best Retail Forex Platform for outstanding execution, advanced charting, trader analytics, and more.

      Deposit & Withdrawal of OANDA

      OANDA offers its clients several convenient and secure ways to deposit and withdraw funds, mainly DBS, PayNow, PayPal, online bank transfer (new currency deposits only), cheque (new currency deposits only), wire transfer, etc. If clients' PayPal account is in a currency other than GBP, EUR, or USD, PalPay may charge a currency conversion fee.


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