CQG’s Continuum Connects with OANDA to Expand FX Trading

Denver, April 4, 2016 – Continuum, CQG's enterprise API division, today announced that it has partnered with OANDA, a leading global provider of online foreign exchange (FX) and over-the-counter commodities and indices trading services, to provide US-based FX trading.

The connection to OANDA’s fxTrade platform is powered by Continuum’s flagship API, Continuum Connect. Customers using CQG Integrated Client, CQG QTrader, CQG M, and CQG FX, as well as those who have written to third-party applications via CQG's suite of API products, are able to connect to fxTrade.

“Our partnership with OANDA builds on our existing FX capabilities and allows us to extend coverage to a broader market,” said Mike Glista, CQG's Director of Order Routing and Vice President of Continuum.

For more than 15 years, OANDA has attracted global forex traders with a flexible and innovative internet-based platform. fxTrade features include:

  • Trade more than 70 major and exotic currency pairs.
  • Exceptional execution, have your trades executed automatically without re-quotes or rejections.
  • Regulated around the globe in 7 regions.
  • Trade 24/5. OANDA is open for trading when the global financial markets are open.
  • Trade on multiple platforms using an internet browser interface or mobile device.
  • Historical tick-by-tick forex data, useful for data modeling when testing algorithmic trading strategies.
  • Multiple sub-accounts so you can transfer funds between different currencies or convert your funds to strategic currencies.

"We are excited to add CQG to our growing list of partners who now offer execution through OANDA's API,” Trevor Young, OANDA’s Vice President, Product Management, said. “Multi-asset traders using the CQG platform can now benefit from OANDA's award-winning service for their forex trading."

About CQG
CQG provides high-performance trade routing, global market data, and advanced technical analysis. CQG partners with more than one hundred Futures Commission Merchant environments and provides Direct Market Access to more than forty-five exchanges through its global network of co-located Hosted Exchange Gateways. CQG's server-side order management tools for spreading, market aggregation, and smart orders are unsurpassed for speed and ease-of-use. CQG's market data feed consolidates more than seventy-five sources, including exchanges worldwide for futures, options, fixed income, foreign exchange, and equities as well as data on debt securities, industry reports, and financial indices. CQG has received the Prop Traders' ISV of the Year award from FOW, the Best Technical Analysis Platform award from The Technical Analyst, and its multi-asset trading platform, CQG One, was recently named Best Product for Traders by Finance Magnates. CQG is headquartered in Denver, Colorado with sales and support offices worldwide.

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About Continuum
Continuum offers order execution and data distribution for trading and market data platforms, applications, and proprietary systems. Continuum leverages co-located Hosted Exchange Gateways as well as access to over seventy-five sources for global market data and to over forty-five exchanges for trade routing. Continuum is based in Chicago, Illinois with support worldwide. For more information about Continuum, please call 312-939-1568 in the United States, +44 207-827-8219 in the United Kingdom, or visit www.continuumtradingsolutions.com.