OANDA Review: US forex broker regulated in UK, Australia, Singapore

A pioneer OANDA-logo-250broker with global touch and many years of experience, OANDA offers forex, CFDs trading and related services to both retail and institutional customers on a selection of trading platforms. It is one of the few forex brokers left to operate on the US retail market.

Although Its spreads are not among the tightest in the industry and leverage is capped to 1:50, OANDA offers low-cost trading and doesn’t charge commissions. It is a good and reliable choice of a brokerage, as it is regulated by multiple authorities across the world.


Regulation: CFTC (US), FCA (UK), ASIC (Australia), IIROC (Canada), MAS (Singapore), SFC (Hong Kong)
Online since: 1996
Execution: Market Maker
Trading platforms: fxTrade (in-house), Protrader Multi-Connect (PTMC), and MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
Min. Deposit: No ($1)
Min. Trade size: No ($1)
Max. Leverage: 1:50

Cost of trading

Spread: 1.4 pips on EUR/USD
Commission: No
Bonus: No

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