Excel - right for any setup
The OpenAPI plugin for Excel works both as a supplement to the SaxoTrader platform and as a complete stand-alone solution
Choose the setup that’s right for you.
The add-in is free to use. Furthermore, you trade against the exact same conditions as on any other Saxo platform.
Clients that are looking to use the add-in primarily to read data should be fine using the bundled Formula Builder. For more sophisticated applications, such as automated trading tools, chart analysis, and reporting, VBA is highly recommended. We have sample material available for free (including VBA) on this page: Click here
Yes. Forex prices are always available in real-time. For direct Saxo Bank clients market data for other instruments can be enabled by following these steps: Click here. Provided that you have subscriptions set up for LIVE market data, you would also be able to retrieve this data in Excel.
OpenAPI for Excel supports Saxo’s Demo environment, through which clients can test the app and build their own solutions using their simulation accounts. See the ‘how to get started in 5 minutes’ guide here.