NICOSIA, Cyprus, February 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FxPro Financial Services Ltd (FxPro), a leading global retail broker in FX and CFDs, was presented with the 'Special Exports Award for Services', at the prestigious Cyprus Export Awards 2009 - a ceremony attended by the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Demetris Christofias, representatives from all sectors of the Cyprus Government and the island's leading international businesses.
The award was presented to Charalambos Psimolophitis, Executive Director and Finance Director of FxPro at the Hilton Park Hotel by the Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Antonis Paschalides. Also in attendance at the island's most important business awards were the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Manthos Mavrommatis, and the President of the Selection Committee of Cyprus Exports Awards, Panayiotis Loizides.
The award recognised the professional excellence with which FxPro has grown worldwide and, with it, the reputation of Cyprus as a home to top international businesses. The forex company was also recently awarded top honour of 'Forex Provider of the Year' at the prestigious FT Investors Chronicle Awards 2010.
FxPro has recently seen significant growth of both its services portfolio and its geographic footprint, resulting today in a diverse customer base across more than 140 countries. It has shown great innovation in building its global profile, by leveraging major sponsorships of Aston Villa FC, Fulham FC, Virgin F1 Racing and the World Rally Championship (WRC).
Charalambos Psimolophitis commented: "FxPro is proud to have been recognised by the President, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism and the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce. This award perfectly crowns a 2010 period, during which our trading volumes grew by over 20% - from $440 billion in 2009 to over $530 billion in 2010 - and we realised a net profit growth of over 50% on 2009."
The FxPro website can be accessed at http://www.fxpro.com
FxPro Financial Services Limited is an award-winning and rapidly expanding industry leader in the fast growing retail market for CFD products (including CFDs on forex, shares, spot metals and futures). Serving clients from more than 140 countries with trading and outstanding levels of customer support 24 hours a day, 5 days a week, our goal is to become the world's preferred forex broker. With a popular range of trading platforms and a well-regarded global brand, FxPro has emerged as a first choice for clients seeking user-friendly market access through a highly customizable superior trading infrastructure.
FxPro is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (licence number 078/07) and operates under the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) having a presence in the UK, France, Spain, Austria, Russia and Cyprus. For further information, please visit http://www.fxpro.com.
FxPro UK Limited is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) (registration number 509956). Registered address 13/14 Basinghall Street, London, EC2V 5BQ.
Notes to Media For further information, please contact: James Marshall Head of PR and Communications FxPro Tel: +44(0)207-776-9721 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org