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Saxo Bank Scoops Six Awards at the Euromoney Annual FX Survey 2011

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2011-05-05 13:00

SINGAPORE, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Saxo Bank, parent company of Saxo Capital Markets, has picked up no less than six awards at the Euromoney annual FX survey 2011. The categories in which the online trading and investment specialist was voted into the top spot for are:

Best Improved Overall Market Share by Volume ($10bn – $25bn)
Best Improved Overall Market Share by Volume ($5bn – $10bn)
Best Speed of Execution
Best Research and Analytics
Best Effective Risk Management and Execution Strategies
Best Integrated Workflow and Compliance Solutions
Albert Maasland, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive of Saxo Bank London said at the awards ceremony in London last night: “These awards are an accolade to Saxo Bank’s experience in the online trading business and its recognition in the market place. Saxo Bank received more award wins this evening than ever before in our history. This follows our best full-year results ever. I am honoured to accept these awards on behalf of our two founders and my colleagues. All six awards reflect our ongoing commitment to respond to our broad client base and provide the FX market with consistent competitive pricing and leading value-adding products and services.”

The Euromoney annual Foreign Exchange survey is in its 22nd year. The survey is the industry’s leading review of FX trading, research and e-business capabilities and is widely considered as the benchmark league table for the FX market. The awards are a reflection of the efforts of the wider FX industry to provide the tools and functionality that make trading FX more efficient. Results are based on qualitative responses from thousands of companies around the world. Last year over 11,700 votes were cast in the survey, including those of treasurers, traders and investors.

About Saxo Capital Markets

Saxo Capital Markets Pte Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Saxo Bank A/S, the Copenhagen-headquartered online trading and investment specialist. It serves as the Asia Pacific headquarters and holds a Capital Markets Services license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Saxo Capital Markets also holds a Commodity Broker licence from The International Enterprise Singapore.

Clients can trade Forex, CFDs, Stocks, Futures, Options and other derivatives via SaxoWebTrader and SaxoTrader, its leading multi-asset online trading platforms.

SaxoTrader is available directly through Saxo Capital Markets or through one of its institutional clients. White labelling is a significant business area for Saxo Capital Markets, and involves customising and branding of its online trading platform for other financial institutions and brokers.

In 2010, Saxo Bank was awarded “Best Online Trading Platform” by Shares magazine. The Institutional arm of the business also won “Best White Label Solution Provider” by World Finance and “Best Re-labeling Platform” by Profit and Loss.

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Media contacts:

Saxo Capital Markets Pte Ltd
Celeste Fong

SOURCE Saxo Capital Markets Pte Ltd

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May 9, 2011 at 11:59 am

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JOil Website Relaunch Announcement

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2011-05-05 12:02
SINGAPORE, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ –JOil (S) Pte Ltd (“JOil”), a Singapore-based biotechnology firm launched a brand new user friendly, interactive website this month. The site is designed in direct response to what the customer expects, and has been developed after months of careful research, planning and development.

The aim of the website is to make it easier to navigate and to function as a Science based resource with detailed information on Jatropha. The site features a new section on “Ask our experts” where Jatropha related questions will be answered. Through the “News & Publications” section, visitors can keep up to date with JOil’s latest developments. The site includes expanded galleries of JOil’s test farms in various locations. It is also linked to social media such as Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter.

JOil Chairman Dr G C Tan said on the occasion of launching the website: “Being a technology company, JOil has taken the lead to provide as much information as possible to bring realism to the Jatropha industry. With these objectives in mind, JOil will continue to inform and enthuse visitors including potential customers and investors on Jatropha and JOil’s latest developments.”

About JOil (S) Pte Ltd

JOil (S) Pte Ltd (“JOil”) is a joint venture company incorporated by Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Tata Chemicals (through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tata Chemicals Asia Pacific Pte Ltd and other investors in 29 Aug 2008. Its main business activities includes the development, propagation and sale of elite Jatropha seedlings for commercial cultivation as well as to engage in agronomy research and provision of agronomy advisory. JOil is positioned as a responsible company that provides a sustainable (both economically and environmentally) solution to the use of plant resources as a feedstock for biofuel.

SOURCE JOil (S) Pte Ltd

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May 9, 2011 at 10:49 am

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