TOKYO, March 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A global leader in online multi-asset trading services and currency data and analytics, OANDA now offers MetaTrader 5 (MT5) to clients in Japan. Having first introduced MT5 to demo account holders in December, the firm has now enabled Japanese clients to trade on the MetaTrader 5 platform through their live accounts.
The decision to add MetaTrader 5 to OANDA's range of trading platforms was made in direct response to requests from clients, further driving home the firm's commitment to addressing the needs of active traders and expanding its range of products. The MT5 platform will also be made available in other geographies over the coming months.
Kurt vom Scheidt, Chief Operating Officer with OANDA, said, "A global leader in online multi-asset trading services, OANDA was built on the foundations of transparency and integrity. Over the course of our 24-year history, we've worked hard to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients. That's why we're pleased to announce the launch of MetaTrader 5 in Japan, which provides access to advanced charting and technical indicators, as well as expanded functionality for EAs, ultimately allowing clients to improve their algorithmic trading results."
"We believe the addition of MetaTrader 5 to our range of platforms will further enhance the trading experience we offer to our clients and reinforce our position as the number one foreign FX broker in Japan. We also look forward to rolling it out around the world soon, in response to client demand," vom Scheidt continued.
Founded in 1996, OANDA was the first company to share exchange rate data free of charge on the Internet, launching an FX trading platform that helped pioneer the development of web-based currency trading five years later. Today, the firm provides online multi-asset trading, currency data and analytics to retail and corporate clients, demonstrating unrivalled expertise in foreign exchange. With regulated entities in six of the world's most active financial markets, OANDA remains dedicated to transforming the business of foreign exchange. For more information, please visit oanda.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or YouTube.