Demystifying Cryptocurrency: Blockchain-based Applications and Opportunities in the B2B Payments Space

Demystifying Cryptocurrency: Blockchain-based Applications and Opportunities in the B2B Payments Space

The first installation in this blog miniseries in partnership with Ripple, the Solutions for Business team at OANDA will demystify the world of cryptocurrencies and present corporate audiences with the benefits and opportunities of B2B blockchain-based payment applications.

Dollar Support Lukewarm despite Fed’s ‘Hawkish-hold’

Dollar Support Lukewarm despite Fed’s ‘Hawkish-hold’

Yesterday, as expected, the Fed held the overnight interest rate target range steady between +1.25 – 1.50% in a unanimous vote (9-0). 

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, January 29

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, January 29

On Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee gathers for Chair Janet Yellen’s final meeting on interest rates before her term ends. It's also jobs week in the U.S. and employers are expected to have added more jobs in January than previous months.

Protect your Profits with Cash Flow Visibility & Risk Management

Protect your Profits with Cash Flow Visibility & Risk Management

FX volatility can negatively impact corporate earnings, leave the bottom line of a business in bad shape, and ultimately diminish shareholder value. How can corporates mitigate the problems caused volatility and turn it into opportunity?

Trump's Davos Speech makes Headlines

Trump's Davos Speech makes Headlines

It’s been an interesting week as events made headlines and shook up financial markets. Donald Trump’s speech at Davos was eventful, and as expected, Trump pushed his America first agenda while making the argument for fair and reciprocal trade.

Dollars Downfall Remains Intact, ECB Next

Dollars Downfall Remains Intact, ECB Next

It was another mixed picture overnight, as capital markets digested the weakening dollar and a protectionist push from the U.S. Meanwhile, the market looks for clues on policy-makers’ appetite for rolling back stimulus and thoughts on strengthening EUR currency.

Invoice Tracking & Reporting for B2B Companies

Invoice Tracking & Reporting for B2B Companies

Cash flows that are the lifeblood of all businesses. Commercial organizations of all sizes are under pressure to improve efficiency and effectiveness. We cover 5 payments trends to help B2B companies successfully manage cash flows.

ANNOUNCEMENT: OANDA named a trusted source of FX rates by the Canada Revenue Agency

ANNOUNCEMENT: OANDA named a trusted source of FX rates by the Canada Revenue Agency

On Thursday, January 18th, the Canadian Revenue Agency named OANDA a trusted source of foreign exchange data to be used by businesses and individuals, further establishing OANDA as one of the most credible providers of foreign exchange rates.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday January 22

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday January 22

Despite the distraction of a U.S. government shutdown, the focus of capital markets this week will return to the more upbeat message of the global growth upswing and a couple of G7 central banks monetary communications.

U.S. Dollar Vulnerable to Political Drama

U.S. Dollar Vulnerable to Political Drama

The US dollar remains weak versus most majors due to downward pressure from the government shutdown. The House of Representatives passed a short-term funding bill, but it did not get enough votes to pass the U.S. Senate.

U.S. Dollar Looking for a Toe Hole

U.S. Dollar Looking for a Toe Hole

The EUR dismissed the European Central Bank's attempt to talk the currency down this week, while the ‘big’ dollar continues its efforts to hold onto yesterday’s advance.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, January 15

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, January 15

Despite markets being closed for Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday, the U.S. dollar is in trouble and headed for the fourth day of losses against G10 currency pairs. Here are the 5 things you need to know.

U.K. Tax Reform: Five Things Businesses Need To Know

U.K. Tax Reform: Five Things Businesses Need To Know

The heat is on for corporates doing business in the U.K. to get a firm grip on the changing corporate tax environment in a post-Brexit England. Here are the 5 things finance professionals need to know.

Canadian Dollar Caught Between Hot Economy and Cold NAFTA

Canadian Dollar Caught Between Hot Economy and Cold NAFTA

After two back-to-back strong employment reports and other positive economic indicators, the Bank of Canada may raise interest rates by 25 basis points this week.

Cryptos See Red and China’s Fake News

Cryptos See Red and China’s Fake News

Cryptocurrencies see ‘red’ as South Korean officials prepare a bill to ban the trading of cryptos on exchanges, stepping up its efforts to curb speculation.