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."
CQG provides the industry’s highest performing solutions for traders, brokers, commercial hedgers, and exchanges for their market-related activities globally, including trading, market data, advanced technical analysis, risk management, and account administration. The firm partners with the vast majority of futures brokerage and clearing firms and provides Direct Market Access (DMA) to more than 45 exchanges through its global network of co-located Hosted Exchange Gateways. CQG technology serves as the front end for a variety of exchanges, and the firm’s technology is increasingly employed as the over-the-counter matching engine for important new markets. CQG's server-side order management tools for spreading, market aggregation, and smart orders are unsurpassed for speed and ease of use. Its market data feed consolidates 85 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 (now Global Investor Group), the Best Technical Analysis Platform award from The Technical Analyst, and the Best Product for Traders award from Finance Magnates for its multi-asset trading platform. CQG is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with 16 sales and support offices and data centers in key markets globally.
Ellen G. Resnick
Crystal Clear Communications
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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.