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ADVFN International Financial Awards 2018: winners

Source: RNS
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14 March 2018

News Release


March 14th, 2018


Winners of ADVFN International Financial Awards 2018 announced  

- biggest awards yet with significant cryptocurrency contingent -


ADVFN today announces the winners of the fourth 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 43 companies and individuals from within the sector, making them the biggest to date.


Categories that have been a mainstay throughout the awards such as Best Low Cost Stockbroker, Best Finance App and Best Multi Platform Provider are joined by a number of new categories including a host that honour distinguished crypotcurrency players. Winners range from platform providers, brokers 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 2018 website: 


"This year there has been a large cryptocurrency strand to the awards, which reflects the exciting developments within the industry and ADVFN's commitment to this area," said Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN. "We are delighted to commend both the established players and new wave that have distinguished themselves in the financial sector over the past year and would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all winners once again."


The winners of the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2018:


Best CFD Research Service

Accendo Markets

Best Online Trading Services


Self Select ISA Provider of the Year

AJ Bell Youinvest

Best Financial Print Journalist

Alex Brummer

Best Advisory CFD Services

Atlantic Advisory

Finance Blogger of the Year

Ben Harrington (Betaville)

Best Investor Relations Firm

Cassiopeia Services

Best CFD Provider

City Index

Best Cryptocurrency Exchange


Best Crowdfunding Platform


Best Website for Cryptocurrency Data


Best IPO Provider

Direct Market Touch

Best APAC Region Broker


Best Social Trading Platform


Best Platform for Trading Cryptocurrencies


Best Spread Betting Platform

ETX Capital

Best Mainstream Media Crytocurrency Coverage

Best Managed Funds Provider

F&C Investments

Best Trading Alert Service

Faraday Research

Best Cryptocurrency Writer

Gary McFarlane

Best Forex Platform


Best Execution Only Stockbroker

Guardian Stockbrokers

Best Personal Finance Journalist

Harvey Jones

Best Spread Betting and CFD Education Tools


Best Finance App


Best Multi Platform Provider


Best SIPP Provider

Interactive Investor

Best Low Cost Stockbroker

Interactive Investor

Best Stockbroker for International Dealing

Interactive Investor

Best Investment Magazine

Investors Chronicle

Best Newspaper Tipster

Joanne Hart

Best Currency Exchange Service

Key Currency

Best UK Property Investment Adviser

Knight Knox

Best Platform for Binary Options Trading


Best Website for Cryptocurrency News


Best Platform for Retail Share Placings


Best Platform for the Active Trader

Saxo Capital Markets

Best ETF Provider

Société Générale

Best Business TV Journalist

Steph McGovern (BBC Breakfast)

Best Online Stockbroker

The Share Centre

Best Peer to Peer Provider


Best Newcomer


Best Trading Education Provider



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ADVFN ( is a global stocks, shares and crypto 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 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. The site currently has approximately 38 million users worldwide and more than a billion page impressions a year.

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 AllIPO, 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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