Saxo Bank Named Best Online Platform by Shares Magazine

LONDON, November 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Saxo Bank's WebTrader platform was named "Best Online Trading Platform 2010" at the Shares Awards dinner Thursday night at the Grosvenor House Hotel hosted by Shares Magazine (, a weekly publication for stock market professionals and private investors.

Voted for by the readers of Shares Magazine, Saxo Bank's established WebTrader platform enables clients to trade Forex (, CFDs, Stocks, Equities ( ), Futures, Options and other derivatives. It also forms the basis of MSN Trader (, a platform launched by Saxo Bank and Microsoft earlier this week. The MSN Trader will be presented at the World MoneyShow in London on 12 and 13 November (

The Shares Awards recognise excellence in all sectors of the investment, trading and securities industries and have been designed to find the very best providers across a range of categories including stock broking, derivatives trading, online research, software and fund management.

About Saxo Bank Saxo Bank is an online trading and investment specialist. The Bank enables clients to trade Forex ( , CFDs, Stocks, Equities ( ), Futures, Options and other derivatives via three specialised and integrated trading platforms; the browser-based SaxoWebTrader (, the downloadable SaxoTrader ( and the SaxoMobileTrader, a mobile phone trading platform. The platforms are available in over 20 languages and available directly through Saxo Bank or through one of the Bank's institutional clients. Saxo Asset Management was launched in 2009 to accommodate the highest segment of wealthy investors.

Saxo Bank is headquartered in Copenhagen with offices in Australia, the Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, UK, and the United Arab Emirates.

About Shares Shares is the leading weekly publication for stock market professionals and private investors and as such is read weekly by thousands of analysts, fund managers, stockbrokers, company directors and private investors. The Shares team of expert writers are highly regarded in the City and their comment frequently influences the market's view of individual companies and their underlying share price. The magazine's easy-to-read style and depth of analysis has made it the indispensable weekly read for those actively investing in the UK stock market today. Since its launch in 1999, Shares has developed a strong following from those who trade regularly on the stock market. With the unveiling of a new look in April 2008 the magazine has now broadened its coverage and introduced additional editorial features in order to extend its readership within the stock market community - particularly company senior executives, stockbrokers, fund managers and analysts.

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