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.