CHICAGO and NEW YORK, May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based R.J. O'Brien & Associates (RJO), the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States, today announced that Profit & Loss Magazine has named the firm "Best FX Broker-Dealer" in its annual FoXy Readers' Choice Awards. This year, Profit & Loss readers cast record numbers of votes for the awards, with more than 800 individuals across multiple time zones participating.
Tony Dalton, Head of RJO's Global FX Division, accepted the trophy at the magazine's awards luncheon late last week. He said: "I'm honored to receive this prestigious award on behalf of RJO. We are truly grateful to all the voters, our clients and others in the industry who support us.This is a great reinforcement of the fact that our team's hard work is paying off."
Julie Ros, the magazine's founding publisher and editor-in-chief, said: "Profit & Loss congratulates R.J. O'Brien for its selection as the best FX broker-dealer in our 2016 Readers' Choice Awards (aka, the FoXys). RJO has been focused on growing its FX franchise, and I'm pleased to see that these efforts are being recognized by our readers."
RJO Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gerald F. Corcoran said: "We're delighted to receive this recognition from Profit & Loss, and more importantly, from clients who clearly appreciate our offering. Service is the cornerstone of RJO, and nothing pleases us more than satisfied clients. Tony and the FX Division have been doing an outstanding job of growing and enhancing our comprehensive foreign exchange capabilities."
Launched in 1999, Profit & Loss is the leading publisher and conference producer for the foreign exchange industry.
About R.J. O'Brien
Founded in 1914, R.J. O'Brien & Associates is the largest independent futures brokerage firm in the United States, serving institutional, commercial and individual clients globally, in addition to a network of 400 introducing brokers (IBs). Clearing more than 80,000 client accounts, RJO services the industry's most expansive global network of IBs, a vast array of middle market firms and many of the world's largest financial, industrial and agricultural institutions. The firm offers state-of-the-art electronic trading and 24-hour trade execution on every major futures exchange worldwide.
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