BlackBerry® and Windows Mobile® access for brokerage clients
London – July 21st 2008 – GFI Group (Nasdaq: GFIG) has launched CreditMatch® Webview – a light version of CreditMatch, its highly successful electronic trading platform for bonds and credit derivatives.
CreditMatch Webview provides non-interactive access to CreditMatch via web browsers and internet-enabled mobile devices.
“GFI’s brokerage clients want to be able to view the credit markets other than solely through CreditMatch’s desk top application and CreditMatch Webview delivers exactly this: access anywhere for CreditMatch clients”, said Matt Woodhams, Webview’s chief engineer. “Its availability on mobile devices anywhere significantly increases its value for people on the move.”
CreditMatch Webview will be rolled out first in Asia-Pacific.
The Trademark BlackBerry is owned by Research In Motion Limited and is registered in the United States and may be pending or registered in other countries. GFI Group Inc is not endorsed, sponsored, affiliated with or otherwise authorized by Research In Motion Limited.
Windows Mobile is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
About GFI Group Inc. www.GFIgroup.com
GFI Group Inc. (www.GFIgroup.com) is a leading inter-dealer broker specializing in over-the-counter derivatives products and related securities. GFI Group Inc. provides brokerage services, market data and trading platform and analytics software to institutional clients in markets for a range of credit, financial, equity and commodity instruments.
Headquartered in New York, GFI was founded in 1987 and employs more than 1,700 people with additional offices in London, Paris, Dublin, Tel Aviv, Dubai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Seoul, Cape Town, Calgary, Englewood (NJ), and Sugar Land (TX). GFI provides services and products to over 2,200 institutional clients, including leading investment and commercial banks, corporations, insurance companies and hedge funds. Its brands include GFI™, GFInet®, CreditMatch®, GFI ForexMatch™, EnergyMatch®, FENICS®, Starsupply®, Amerex® and Trayport®.
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