2009 is shaping up to be yet another memorable year for IG Index, with clients continuing to rate us highly for the reliability of our trading platform and the breadth of our offering. We look forward to building on this success in 2010 and beyond.
(PRWEB) December 2, 2009
IG Index, the UK’s leading financial spread betting firm, receivedy et another accolade this month with the annual Shares Magazine Awards affirming the company’s position as the Best Spread Betting Service. Voted for by the readers of Shares Magazine, IG Index also collected the award for Financial Provider of The Year, making it the only organisation to receive multiple awards on the night.
Tim Howkins, Chief Executive of IG Group, commented: “2009 is shaping up to be yet another memorable year for IG Index, with clients continuing to rate us highly for the reliability of our trading platform and the breadth of our offering. We look forward to building on this success in 2010 and beyond.”
These awards follow on from IG Index’s success in a recent study undertaken by Investment Trends. The unique survey of several thousand current and prospective financial spread bettors revealed that 30% of active clients have IG Index as the provider of their primary account, positioning the company as the clear market leader.
Having pioneered financial spread betting in the 1970s, IG Index has always been at the forefront of industry innovation. The company recently became the first retail derivatives firm to connect to alternative liquidity providers such as Chi-X Europe and Turquoise, ensuring that its clients have access to the widest possible range of prices and offering tighter spreads on over 1000 European equities.
About IG Index:
IG Index is the world’s leading financial spread betting provider, offering clients the ability to spread bet on over 7000 shares listed on markets worldwide, along with indices, forex, commodities and treasuries. Established in 1974, IG Index is part of IG Group (IGG.L), which employs in excess of 800 people and has offices in 10 countries worldwide. For further information please visit http://www.igindex.co.uk/spread-betting/about-us.html or call +44 (0) 20 7896 0011.