The First Fantasy Trading Game From ETX Capital Launches on Facebook

Oct 11, 2010, 04:50 ET from ETX Capital

LONDON, October 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ETX Capital has launched a fantasy trading game on Facebook enabling over 500 million users worldwide to compete against friends on the world's financial markets. ETX Capital Trader offers a real time trading experience where users can practice their trading skills with virtual money.

Commenting on the launch, Andrew Edwards, ETX Capital's CEO said:

"This is an exciting day for ETX Capital. The trading game is a great way for us to show people all over the world how to play the markets."

"Too many people have been put off trading because of market jargon. The ETX Capital Trader game eliminates these obstacles and presents a fun and competitive environment, so anyone can pit their wits against their friends as well as traders around the globe."

The game offers a simplified interface where traders can compete against friends, graduate through various levels and exchange trading ideas via social networking tools.

Go and see it at: http://apps.facebook.com/etxtrader/

Notes to editors:

About ETX Capital

ETX Capital provides institutional, high net worth and retail customers with multi-asset and multi-market derivative dealing capability through Spread Betting, CFD and FX products. It delivers unrivalled levels of customer support from knowledgeable staff with the utmost client confidentiality.

ETX Capital is the trading name of Monecor (London) Limited, company number 00851820. Monecor (London) Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority, registration number 124721, a member of the London Stock Exchange and was established in 1965.

Contact: Taya Vernon, +44-(0)20-7392-1469, Taya.Vernon@etxcapital.com

SOURCE ETX Capital