GFT Wins Best Forex Provider in the AFR Smart Investor Blue Ribbon Awards

Aug 22, 2011, 11:13 ET from GFT

SYDNEY, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GFT, a worldwide leader in online currency trading and derivatives, is proud to announce that it has received the prestigious award of "Best Forex Provider" by AFR Smart Investor Magazine, Australia's leading monthly investment magazine.

This is the fourth year in a row that GFT received a Blue Ribbon Award for its innovation and excellence in delivering online financial services to traders throughout Australia, and beyond. In previous years, the highest award for forex was the "Recommended for Forex" award, which GFT received in 2008, 2009, and 2010. This year, instead of being a recommended list, there were five finalists and one winner, GFT.

"It's always been our goal to give our account holders the tools they need to trade quickly and securely," said Gary L. Tilkin, president and CEO, GFT. "That's why it's truly an honour to be recognised as the best forex provider by Smart Investor magazine. Our dealing desk, execution, integrity and leadership in the industry are among the reasons that people trade with GFT. We thank Smart Investor magazine for the ongoing recognition and look forward to serving our customers in Australia and around the world."

GFT has won major awards around the world for its products and services, including The Bull Stockies Award for Best Forex Broker 2009-2011, IBTimes Best Forex Education Provider Award 2011, IBTimes Customer Service Excellence Award 2011, IBTimes  Forex Broker Japan Excellence Award 2011, and MoneyAM Best Online Overseas Trading Platform 2010.

About GFT

From local offices in Sydney, London, New York, Singapore,  Dubai and Tokyo, GFT provides its global client base with the opportunity to speculate and trade in a broad range of markets, quickly, efficiently and securely. Most known for its award-winning DealBook® software available for desktop, the web, or mobile phone, GFT also provides options for automated trading, 24/7 customer service and competitive spreads even in times of market volatility.

The full results for the 2011 Smart Investor Blue Ribbon Awards can be viewed at the official website: To learn more about trading with GFT or to experience a free practice account visit one of our global sites: Australia, US, Middle East, UK, Asia, or Japan.

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Senior Manager, Singapore and Australia Retail Sales

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