How can I trade CFDs on my account?


Select the OANDA division which you are registered:


United States

CFDs are not available to clients of our U.S. division, as CFD products are not available to residents of the U.S. or its territories.

If you are a client of OANDA Europe, OANDA Canada, or OANDA Australia, CFDs are automatically enabled on your account.

If you are already a client of OANDA Asia Pacific, enable CFDs on your existing account via the following link.


Canada

If you are a client of OANDA Canada, CFDs are automatically enabled on your account.

  • On the OANDA Web platform, click on the instrument field in your Advanced Chart and type the name of the CFD instrument you are looking for to view and trade from its chart. You can also click on the pencil icon at the top of your Rates List/Panel to edit which instruments are displayed.
  • On the OANDA Desktop platform, go to Tools > User Preferences > Rates. You can add all available pairs, or you can select specific CFDs from the left-hand list, then click on Add.


Visit this link to find out more about trading CFDs with OANDA Canada: cfd-trading.

For detailed CFD information including market hours and underlying exchanges, please visit weekend-exposure-limits.


Europe

If you are a client of OANDA Europe, CFDs are automatically enabled on your account.

  • On the OANDA Web platform, click on the instrument field in your Advanced Chart and type the name of the CFD instrument you are looking for to view and trade from its chart. You can also click on the pencil icon at the top of your Rates List/Panel to edit which instruments are displayed.
  • On the OANDA Desktop platform, go to Tools > User Preferences > Rates. You can add all available pairs, or you can select specific CFDs from the left-hand list, then click on Add.


Visit this link to find out more about trading CFDs with OANDA Europe: cfd-trading.

For detailed CFD information including market hours and underlying exchanges, please visit weekend-exposure-limits.


Asia Pacific

CFD trading is available to qualified OANDA Asia Pacific clients. New registrations will automatically assess your eligibility and enable CFDs for your account if you qualify.

If you are already a client of OANDA Asia Pacific, enable CFDs on your existing account via the following link: cfdupgrade

  • On the OANDA Web platform, click on the instrument field in your Advanced Chart and type the name of the CFD instrument you are looking for to view and trade from its chart. You can also click on the pencil icon at the top of your Rates List/Panel to edit which instruments are displayed.
  • On the OANDA Desktop platform, go to Tools > User Preferences > Rates. You can add all available pairs, or you can select specific CFDs from the left-hand list, then click on Add.


Visit this link to find out more about trading CFDs with OANDA Asia Pacific: cfd-trading.

For detailed CFD information including market hours and underlying exchanges, please visit weekend-exposure-limits.


Australia

If you are a client of OANDA Australia, CFDs are automatically enabled on your account.

  • On the OANDA Web platform, click on the instrument field in your Advanced Chart and type the name of the CFD instrument you are looking for to view and trade from its chart. You can also click on the pencil icon at the top of your Rates List/Panel to edit which instruments are displayed.
  • On the OANDA Desktop platform, go to Tools > User Preferences > Rates. You can add all available pairs, or you can select specific CFDs from the left-hand list, then click on Add.


Visit this link to find out more about trading CFDs with OANDA Australia: cfd-trading.

For detailed CFD information including market hours and underlying exchanges, please visit weekend-exposure-limits.

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