Tag: Oanda


Oanda Acquires Polish Broker

Oanda has entered into an agreement to buy Polish retail FX broker Dom Makerski TMS. Financial terms of the deal were not released and it remains subject to regulatory approval. Oanda says the acquisition is the first “in a number” of strategic acquisitions it is looking to complete over the next two years as it continues […]

CFTC Fines Oanda

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an Order filing and settling charges against retail FX broker Oanda Corporation for violating certain capital, reporting, and supervision rules and invoked a fine of $500,000. The order finds that, in or around October 2018 and during the period April 2019 to August 2019, Oanda failed at […]

Oanda Partners with FairXchange

Oanda has selected FairXchange to provide the firm with independent execution analytics. As part of the deal, FairXchange will provide Oanda with access to its Horizon platform, which offers tools and techniques that help users manage and optimise their e-FX business. Horizon, which was reviewed by Profit & Loss last year, is designed to facilitate […]

Oanda Rebrands Data Business

Oanda has rebranded its currency data and analytics business as Foreign Exchange Data Services. Under the new name, the firm says it will continue to offer the same range of currency solutions to audit firms, tax authorities and multinational corporations. Coinciding with the rebrand, Oanda has also launched a new “FX data services digital brand identity” […]

Oanda Launches MetaTrader5 Platform in Japan

After introducing the platform in December 2019 on a demo basis, Oanda says its Japanese clients can now trade with the firm on a new MetaTrader5 platform. The firm says the platform, which enbales it to offer multi-asset class trading as opposed to CFD or single asset class trading on MT4, will be rolled out […]

Oanda Hires Coulon as CTO

Oanda has hired Emmanuel Coulon as its new chief technology officer. In this role, he will be responsible for driving the firm’s global technology strategy and providing technical leadership across all areas of the business. Coulon joins Oanda from ADSS, where he served as global head of technology. Before that, he was the CIO at […]

Oanda Names Grant as APAC COO

Oanda has appointed David Grant as COO for Asia Pacific.  Based in Singapore, he will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s administrative and operational functions as well as enhancing the overall efficiency of the business. Grant joins from Gain Capital, where he had been the COO for APAC since 2015. Before that, he held the […]

Oanda Names Trading Head, COO

Oanda has announced two appointments to its leadership team with Mark Chesterman has being named head of trading and Kurt vom Scheidt shifting to the role of chief operating officer. Chesterman will be responsible for leading Oanda’s trading team, quantitative analytics and research groups and will be based in London. A 14-year career with IG […]

Lauerman Joins Oanda

Lucian Lauerman has been appointed head of solutions for business at Oanda. Based in London, he will be responsible for the strategic growth of the firm’s corporate offering, which delivers foreign exchange technologies and services to companies. Lauerman joins from Saxo Bank, most recently serving as global head of electronic distribution following a term as […]

Bambury New CEO at Oanda

Gavin Bambury has been named CEO of Oanda. Based in London, he will also serve as a director on the Oanda Global Corporation Board. With more than 25 years’ experience in the financial technology and trading sector, Bambury has worked in a variety of leadership roles including Citibank and Deutsche Bank and joins after less […]

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