Trade with Saxo through Excel

Create a custom trading environment with Excel’s powerful automation functionalities and access Saxo’s industry-leading execution and prices.

Access Excel’s powerful automation functionality 

Access Excel’s powerful automation functionality 

Execute complex orders and build custom workspaces when you connect to Excel via OpenAPI.

Design and execute a fully automated trading strategy using dynamic data and algorithmic triggers.

Use as a complete stand-alone solution or as a supplement to SaxoTraderGO. 

Conduct automatic hedging and set up bulk trades. 

Trade the Saxo product range at competitive prices

All Saxo products are available to trade on Excel except FX options. Choose an instrument below to see more information about prices and trading conditions.

We don’t charge to connect to third-party platforms. 

Investment products

Leveraged products

Excel integration overview

Language

English

Operation System

Windows

Trial

OpenAPI for Excel is free to use

Market Data

Supports Saxo real-time feeds

Suitability

Active traders & VBA developers

Availability

Worldwide

How to get started with Excel

Sign up with Saxo

Submit your application in just five minutes.

Fund your account

Log in to a Saxo platform to add funds quickly and securely via debit card or bank transfer.

Connect to Excel

Download the add-in and connect to your Saxo account.

FAQ

If you have access to a (live) account with Saxo, you can use OpenAPI for Excel for free. 
OpenAPI for Excel is free to use. The same costs and conditions apply when trading on this app as if you were trading on any of Saxo's other platforms.
It depends on the solution you want to create in Excel. If you are looking to create a read-only monitoring tool for your portfolio, the built-in Formula Builder will be enough to get you started. For more complicated applications that require automation (including trading), VBA will be required.
Yes, as with our other third-party platforms, Excel can leverage exchange subscriptions if you are a direct client of Saxo. This is especially helpful for monitoring, trading, and automation purposes.
Yes, Excel supports Saxo demo accounts that can be used to test your custom setup.
You can fund your account through one of Saxo’s platforms, SaxoTraderGO or SaxoTraderPRO. To add funds to your account:

SaxoTraderGO: Login > Select Account > Deposit and Transfer
SaxoTraderPRO: Login > Select Menu > Deposit and Transfer

Find further funding instructions here.

Why trade with Saxo?

  • Competitive prices
    Enjoy industry-leading spreads and commissions across multiple asset classes, and access lower prices the more you trade.
  • Expert service
    Get help around the clock from Saxo’s easy-to-use digital support centre. Exclusive, personal service is available for active traders.
  • Trusted for 25 years
    Saxo is fully regulated and licensed, serving 860,000+ clients globally.

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      Available instruments:
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      Available instruments:
      FX, CFDs, Stock, Futures and Bonds


      Ready to get started?

      Opening an account takes around 5 minutes

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