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ADVFN International Financial Awards 2017

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21 March 2017


March 21st, 2017


ADVFN International Financial Awards 2017 

- financial industry's best products, services and companies honoured

in global awards -


ADVFN (LSE:AFN) today announces the winners of the third annual ADVFN International Financial Awards.

The panel-judged awards, which recognise and celebrate the best of breed products and services from across the global financial industry, have honoured 39 companies and individuals from within the sector. Winners range from wealth managers, stockbrokers and trading education providers to journalists, bloggers and financial publications.


Full information about all of the categories and winners can be found on the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2017 website: 


"This year's awards are the biggest yet, which reflects the calibre amongst both the stalwarts and the new guard in the industry," said Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN. "ADVFN is delighted to commend those that have been outstanding in the sector over the past year. Congratulations to all of the winners." 



The winners of the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2017:

Best CFD Research Service

Accendo Markets

Best Online Trading Services


Finance Blogger of the Year

Broker Man Dan

Best Crowdfunding Platform

Best Spread Betting Platform

City Index

Best Spread Betting and CFD Education Tools

CMC Markets

Best Currency Exchange Service

Currencies Direct

Best IPO Provider

Direct Market Touch

Best Research Provider


Best ETF Provider

ETF Securities

Best Social Trading Platform


Best Trading Alert Service

Faraday Research

Wealth Manager of the Year

Fisher Investments Europe

Best Forex Platform


Best Execution Only Stockbroker

Halifax Share Dealing

Best Managed Funds Provider

Hargreaves Lansdown

Best Financial Print Journalist

Harry Wilson, The Times

Best Multi Platform Provider


Best Finance App


Best Investment Magazine

Investors Chronicle

Best Newspaper Tipster

Joanne Hart, The Mail on Sunday

Best UK Property Investment Adviser

Nova Financial

Best CFD Provider

Plus 500

Best Newcomer


Best Platform for the Active Trader

Saxo Capital Markets

Best ETP Provider

Societe Generale

Best Investor Communications

Sound Energy

Best Alternative Investments Provider

Stanley Gibbons

Best Investor Relations Firm

St Brides

Best Business TV Journalist

Steph McGovern, BBC Breakfast

Best Stockbroker for International Dealing

TD Direct Investing

Best Low Cost Stockbroker

TD Direct Investing

Best SIPP Provider

TD Direct Investing

Financial Publication of the Year

The Economist

Self Select ISA Provider of the Year

The Share Centre

Best Online Stockbroker

The Share Centre

Best Trading Innovation


Best Trading Education Provider


Best Peer to Peer Provider



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ADVFN ( is a global stocks and shares information website providing market-leading financial tools and data to private investors around the world.


Offering real-time share prices, news feeds, charting, portfolio management, monitor lists, financials, data from 79 global stock exchanges, Level 2 and the most active financial bulletin board in the UK (along with many other features), the site is the destination of choice for day traders and retail investors.

Established in the last quarter of 1999, ADVFN (LSE:AFN) was floated on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market in March 2000. ADVFN began trading on the American OTCQX market under the symbol "IHUBY" in August 2014. The site currently has over three million registered users who generate in excess of 177 million page impressions a month.

Originally a UK-based site, the company currently operates in the US, UK, Brazil, Japan and Dubai.

ADVFN has a joint venture in Brazil, a country in which ADVFN has a geographic and language targeted website. This is in addition to its US, French, German, Italian, Canadian, Japanese, Indian, Mexican and Filipino ADVFN financial sites.

In September 2006 ADVFN acquired, a leading online investment community website in the North American market.

ADVFN bought All IPO, an online IPO trading platform, as well as stock brokerages TSCTrade and Throgmorton Street Capital in July 2009.

In 2013 ADVFN acquired Finance Manila, a key resource in a rapidly growing market economy.

For further press information, please contact: Francesca De Franco on: 0794 125 3135 or email


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