New York, June 3, 2014 – GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: “GFIG”), a leading intermediary in the global OTC and listed markets, today announced that GFI ForexMatch®, its electronic market for FX products, has received 3 awards from Profit & Loss, having been voted by the publication’s readers Best FX Options Platform, Best Emerging Market Platform and Best NDF Platform.
In addition, FENICS®, a provider of risk management software for FX options and part of the GFI Group, was voted Best Risk Management System by Profit & Loss magazine readers.
Profit & Loss magazine announced the winners of its Annual Readers’ Choice Awards on May 29, 2014 during the dinner held at the close of their Annual New York conference.
Colin Heffron, CEO of GFI Group said: “We are honoured that our electronic trading platforms for FX and our risk management system have been voted top of their category by the readers of Profit & Loss magazine. We have been investing in both our technology and our staff for many years to offer our clients top level quality FX products to service both their risk management and trading needs”.
Heffron added: “I share this distinction with our highly dedicated FX team both at GFI and at FENICS who work hard to provide excellent service”.
For the seventh consecutive year, Profit & Loss opened its website in May for readers to vote for the best bank, broker and service provider across 15 key categories.
The Awards are open to both banks and non-banking organizations and recognize the efforts of the industry in providing the tools and functionality that make trading FX more efficient.
About GFI Group Inc.
GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: GFIG) is a leading intermediary in the global OTC and Listed markets offering an array of sophisticated trading technologies and products to a broad range of financial market participants. More than 2,500 institutional clients benefit from GFI’s know-how and experience in operating electronic and hybrid markets for cash and derivative products across multiple asset classes, including fixed income, interest rates, foreign exchange, equities, energy and commodities. GFI’s brands include Trayport®, a leading provider of trading solutions for energy markets worldwide and FENICS ®, a market leader in FX options software.
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in New York, GFI employs over 2,000 people globally, with additional offices in London, Paris, Nyon, Dublin, Madrid, Sugar Land (TX), Hong Kong, Tel Aviv, Dubai, Manila, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Cape Town, Santiago, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Lima and Mexico City.
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