Shares Magazine Awards 2007
Shares Magazine has announced that DealBook® 360, GFT’s online trading platform, was voted Best Product of the Year in the magazine’s 2007 Shares Awards. Top honors were announced in London on November 29, 2007.
Shares Magazine readers nominated their favorite financial providers, services and products, and winners were chosen in 26 categories. DealBook® 360 is a multi-derivative trading platform used by all divisions of GFT’s parent company, Global Futures & Forex., Ltd., including GFT Global Markets. GFT Global Markets, which operates its derivatives dealing headquarters out of the United Kingdom, was also recognized as a finalist in six other categories:
• Best CFD Provider
• Best Spread Betting Service
• Best Foreign Exchange Broker
• Best Active Trading Tools
• Best Online Trading Platform
• Best Futures & Options Broker
DealBook® 360 earned top honors in its category, which included products from Abbey Stockbrokers, Barclays, Bets for Traders, CMC Markets, IG Index, Sucden and TD Waterhouse. In 2006, GFT Global Markets was named a Best Spread Betting Service finalist in the Shares Awards, and took home the award for the Best Foreign Exchange Broker.
“We are committed to serving our customers by providing one of the best and most adaptable trading platforms,” said Muhammad Rasoul, COO, GFT. “And we are honored that the readers of Shares have selected DealBook® 360 as the best product of the year.”
GFT’s free DealBook® 360 trading platform includes many standout features for multi-market trading, ranging from foreign exchange and futures in the United States, as well as spread betting and CFD trading in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. In addition to delivering real-time pricing and order execution, DealBook® 360 offers traders customizable charting features; audible, text and e-mail price alerts; and order types such as trailing stops to help traders seek to limit losses and protect profits.
Shares Magazine was launched in 1999 and has built a loyal base of readers and won numerous industry awards staying true to its mission statement of being seen to be the "Champion of the Private Investor." The Magazine has built a reputation as the investor's champion, consistently identifying companies where there is shareholder concern and providing in-depth and timely analysis of issues that are important to the private shareholder. Shares Magazine is the weekly sister publication of MoneyAM and is primarily aimed at the increasing number of private investors who are trading in UK equities. Read more about Shares Magazine Awards at www.sharesmagazine.co.uk/awards/
Founded in 1997, Global Forex Trading (GFT) is a world–leading provider of real–time currency dealing, pricing and comprehensive services for retail and institutional foreign exchange traders. GFT serves a global customer base in more than 100 countries through its DealBook® 360, DealBook® WEB and DealBook® Mobile trading software and 24–hour dealing desk operation, 5.5 days a week. The company’s world headquarters is based in Ada, Mich., with global offices located in Chicago, New York, Tokyo, Sydney, Australia and London (London office operated through GFT Global Markets UK Ltd.).
GFT adheres to strict regulatory guidelines and principles of integrity, and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA) and is regulated by the Community Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in the United States. Globally, GFT is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) in Australia, the Financial Supervisory Agency (FSA) in Japan, and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the U.K. More information about GFT can be found at: www.gftforex.com