|By Marketwired .||
|September 1, 2014 03:38 AM EDT||
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IronFX Global, the Global Leader in Online Trading, has announced that it is launching its biggest live trading competition, "The IronFX Intergalactic Trading Competition" where forex traders will compete for a place aboard a Virgin Atlantic spaceship. As the first broker worldwide to offer a prize of this scale, IronFX is setting new benchmarks in forex by bringing extraordinary lifetime experiences into the realms of possibility for its traders.
Running from 1 September until 31 December 2014, traders will compete for the ultimate prize of a phenomenal experience on a suborbital spaceflight, worth $250,000, and will "make history" by being the first trader in space. IronFX is also offering up to $5,000 in cash to one hundred runners-up of the live competition, making this the largest live trading competition to-date.
Traders can register to participate from 1 September: www.ironfx.com/en/lp/intergalactic-live-competition
Markos A. Kashiouris, Chairman & CEO of IronFX Global commented: "IronFX is unmatched in its efforts to reward clients and partners with unbeatable prizes and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. The ultimate prize of a trip to space is unique in the forex industry, and represents our tireless commitment to unrivalled innovation and incomparable excellence."
About IronFX Global
IronFX is an award-winning Global Leader in Online Trading. With 15 platforms trading over 200 instruments in forex, spot metals, CFDs on US and UK stocks and commodities, IronFX Global serves retail and institutional customers from over 180 countries in 6 continents. With over 60 offices worldwide, and more than 1,400 employees providing support in over 45 different languages, IronFX clients can benefit from round-the-clock coverage delivered by one of the world's largest and most accomplished global client coverage teams. The IronFX customer-centric model combines bespoke trading functionality through its platforms with the widest suite of products to offer the best pricing, execution and liquidity. Daily market news feed and insightful research give clients access to the best information and data to make informed trading decisions. Evidencing its leadership in the worldwide online trading arena, IronFX Global has also announced its official partnership agreement with FC Barcelona, one of the most successful professional football clubs in the world.
IronFX Global complies with international regulatory standards, and is authorized and regulated by FCA, ASIC, FSB (South Africa), FSP (New Zealand), CRFIN, UCRFIN and CySEC. The company is a member of the Eurex Exchange and is also an EU-regulated and MiFID-compliant firm.
About the IronFX Live Trading Competitions
Known as the biggest competitions in forex history, IronFX Global has been hosting thematic live trading competitions since 2011, reaching a worldwide audience of online traders in 6 continents. Receiving international media acclaim for offering the largest prizes in the industry, the company has offered the prize of a supercar three times to the winners of the live competitions, including two Ferraris, and a Lamborghini. As well as supercars, the company has offered luxury holidays, inclusive of transportation and accommodation costs, to destinations such as Monaco amongst others. The Monaco prize winnings, other than flights and accommodation, included tickets to watch the Monaco Grand Prix, considered to be one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the world and "an exceptional location of glamour and prestige", aboard a superyacht. In the second quarter of 2014, IronFX Global offered the winners of the 'Traders Championship' live competition the lifetime experience of a VIP package to attend the world's biggest sports event in Brazil. For more information see www.ironfx.com/en/promotions-contest/live-competitions-list2014.
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