2018 Sponsors

AJ Bell

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AJ Bell is one of the UK's largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services. With more than 140,000 clients and assets under administration exceeding £31.8 billion, we succeed by providing award-winning investment products, backed up with excellent service and online functionality at a low cost. Our head office is in Manchester, and we also own a specialist financial publishing business called AJ Bell Media in London, as well as a stockbroking business in Tunbridge Wells.

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A logical choice for online investors globally
The ATFX mission is to provide retail traders with the best possible experience. From your state-of-the-art, mobile-accessible Client Portal and account management with 24/5 localised support services, to the trading platform and pricing, ATFX commits to excellence.

ATFX was created to serve the globe in FX, CFD, bullion and commodity trading, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) with a headquarters in the City of London.

We ensure total transparency and integrity together with a guarantee of privacy and security of your account under market leading encryption systems.

At ATFX we want to be the market leader in customer satisfaction, it is driven by experienced long term professionals whose integrity, commitment to service and knowledge of what clients want.

We have invested in the latest technology, allowing faster checks and faster account opening. Our payments systems aim to be the latest and offer the fastest crediting and debiting of accounts available.

Our mission is to give the best possible experience, offering the most popular retail trading system available – MT4, with the latest bridging technology between the MT4 and the top quality liquidity providers.

Our mobile trading systems will offer an easy and convenient way to trade on the move and react instantly to market moving news and data, maximizing your opportunities.

The sleek client portal is easy to use and gives full account management with 24/5 support services.

From first hearing the name ATFX to your first trading profits our commitment is to excellence.

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City Index

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City Index is a global leader in Spread Betting, CFD Trading and Forex. We provide trading opportunities on over 12,000 financial markets worldwide including FX, Indices, Commodities, Equities and Bitcoin.

Delivering competitive pricing and quality trade execution to traders for over 30 years.

City Index is operated by GAIN Capital (NYSE: GCAP), a global leader in online trading services. GAIN Capital provides best in class electronic access to OTC and exchange-traded markets to a diverse client base of retail and institutional investors.

Founded in 1999, the company today supports customers in over 180 countries via several globally recognized brands, including FOREX.com, City Index and GTX. GAIN Capital is headquartered in Bedminster, New Jersey, with a global presence across North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions.

For further company information, visit www.gaincapital.com.

ETX Capital

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ETX Capital is one of the UK's leading providers of spread betting, CFDs and forex trading services for retail, HNW and institutional clients. ETX is a member of the London Stock Exchange and is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Based in the City of London, ETX has a global presence with a number of offices located around the world. ETX offers trading on thousands of global markets via its own proprietary TraderPro platform and MT4 platform, on desktop, tablet and mobile.

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Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial spread betting firm, IG is a global leader in online trading and an emerging force in personal investments.

With a strong focus on innovation and technology, IG puts client need at the heart of everything it does – from its award-winning trading platforms to its online share dealing service to its new range of fully managed model investment portfolios. Available in a range of risk profiles, IG Smart Portfolios are built with iShares ETFs by BlackRock, providing diversification across asset classes, sectors and regions.

IG is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices around the world, and was recently named best stocks & shares ISA provider and best overall personal wealth provider in the 2017 Online Personal Wealth Awards.

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