GFT gets the 2009 Stockies Awards, one of Australia’s most prominent sites for online financial news and analysis has recognized GFT as the Best Forex Provider of the year based on the opinion of more than 15,000 traders and investors who voted in the award over the past four months.

The CompareShares asked the people who use the products and services of online brokers in Australia to decide the broker who was the best for online share trading, CFDs, Forex, options, warrants, futures, margin lending and the best stock forum. The majority of traders voted for Global Forex Trading (GFT) as “The Best Forex Broker” in Australia who also became a finalist in the “Best CFD Provider” nomination.

Brendan Gunn, sales manager at GFT says: “While we’re always honoured to receive an award, it’s especially gratifying when the award is chosen by traders and investors.”

GFT’s most important competitive advantage is the highest quality of services and its sophisticated trading platform DealBook® 360 developed by Devexperts LLC. GFT offers spot forex over more than 120 currency pairs, as well as CFDs trading with shares, stock indexes, interest rates, bonds, commodities and foreign currencies with tights spreads and minimum margin requirements.

“Our number one goal, – says …, – is to provide our customers with the highest-quality products and services to help you meet your highest potential as a trader. Your recognition of our hard work and dedication to our guiding principle of “Above all, Integrity,” is a great reminder of why we’re in this business – to support our customers.”
In 2009, GFT is intended to offer even more services and tools to help customers trade to their highest potential and earn more with GFT and DealBook® 360.

ABOUT COMPARESHARES.COM.AU is a group of experienced finance journalists who think that Australians need a down-to-earth, uncensored and completely free resource on investing. is an independent company with no affiliation whatsoever with any company listed on its site. is privately owned by the journalists who run it – a resource put together by journalists, for investors and traders.

About GFT
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