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IBKR Unveils More Upgrades to Its Award Winning Trading Platform

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) has released its November IB Communiqué to inform clients worldwide about the latest enhancements to its Trader Workstation platform (TWS) and new product offerings.

IB Announces Greenwich Compliance

Interactive Brokers recently announced the launch of Greenwich Advisor Compliance Services Corp. as a new resource for experienced investors and traders wishing to start their own investment advisory firm. Greenwich Compliance professionals have regulatory and industry experience who are able to assist investment advisors trading on the IB platform with their registration and compliance needs. Learn more here.

New Financial Products Launched

Interactive Brokers expanded its product offerings this quarter. IB now offers Forex Contracts for Difference (CFDs). Eligible clients can also now trade Forex CFDs using IB’s FXTrader. CFDs are derivative trading instruments that offer opportunities to trade on the price movement of various financial assets.

Natural Language Interface

IB recently rolled out IBot, which lets customers easily enter commands in Trader Workstation in simple text. With IBot, users can access quotes and charts and even enter orders and trades. IB’s developers are working on more IBot enhancements, including voice recognition for mobile devices. Read more about IBot.

PortfolioAnalyst Enhancements

Now you can view sector performance at a glance. This popular tool has expanded reporting capabilities, with heat maps to show sector and symbol performance. IB also added a new color-coded bar chart to show performance by asset class. Read more about recent enhancements to PortfolioAnalyst.

Keep Informed with IB FYIs

Customers can keep abreast of upcoming events that could impact their investments with IB FYIs. Notifications are customized based on each customer’s trading activity and portfolio. For example, the recently released Options Exercise FYI can notify you about the last trading date for options positions you hold, so you’re always up to date on your options. Learn about IB’s FYIs.

IB Feature Explorer Makes Finding Features Fast

To help people quickly locate all the tools and information IB offers, we created the IB Feature Explorer. Accessible from the home page and every menu on IB’s website, the Feature Explorer helps customers easily find information. You can learn more about over 500 of IB’s top features, such as our trading and risk management tools and custody and clearing services. Try the Feature Explorer.

Custom Workspace Layouts

IB’s newest Layout Library is a browser that enables you to customize your own layout or select from our Layout Library. Create your own or choose from over 20 different layouts so you can see exactly what you want in your personalized workspace. Learn more about Custom Workspace Layouts.

Read the entire November IB Communiqué here.

About Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is an automated global electronic broker that specializes in catering to financial professionals by offering state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools at exceptionally low costs. The brokerage trading platform utilizes the same innovative technology as the Company's market making business, which specializes in routing orders and executing and processing trades in securities, futures, foreign exchange instruments, bonds and funds on more than 100 electronic exchanges and trading venues around the world. As a market maker, we provide liquidity at these marketplaces and, as a broker, we provide professional traders and investors with electronic access to stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds and mutual funds from a single IB Universal Account™. Employing proprietary software on a global communications network, Interactive Brokers is continuously integrating its software with a growing number of exchanges and trading venues into one automatically functioning, computerized platform that requires minimal human intervention.

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