GBOT certifies MetaTrader 5 trading platform

GBOT certifies MetaTrader 5 trading platform

Global Board Of Trade (GBOT), Mauritius, has successfully certified MetaTrader 5 Trading Platform developed by MetaQuotes Software Corp (MetaQuotes) and has also granted ISV status to them. This creates another avenue for global trading community and members of MetaQuotes to connect to GBOT and is expected to further enhance participation and trading on the exchange.

Mauritius, 20 March, 2012: The Global Board Of Trade (GBOT), the first international multi-asset exchange from Mauritius has successfully completed certification of MetaQuotes Software Corp’s (MetaQuotes) MetaTrader 5 Trading Platform. The platform has met all the technical requirements specified by GBOT and MetaQuotes has been granted ISV status (independent software vendor) by the Exchange.

After having commenced trading on its exchange platform in October 2010, GBOT has been focusing on enhancing global connectivity, improving product diversification and creating new asset classes in accordance with market expectations and requirements. This development will enable all brokers using   MetaTrader5 to seamless connect to GBOT and trade in the exchange’s product suite of international as well as African commodities and currencies.

Commenting on the development, Mr. Joseph Bosco, MD and CEO of GBOT said,” We have always believed in providing the best facilities to financial market participants trading on our exchange platform and enabling them to discover the benefits of true price discovery and risk hedging. We are happy to have certified MetaTrader 5 trading platform and to have granted ISV status to MetaQuotes. We expect enhanced participation on GBOT by MetaQuotes’ members and their traders as well as clients who could immensely benefit from the synergy between GBOT’s trading platform and the facilities extended by MetaQuotes.”

While expressing his views, Mr. Gaies Chreis, COO of MetaQuotes Software Corp. said, “We have successfully created an interface that can connect the global broking and trading community to an international exchange like GBOT. With the interest in the African continent increasing by the day, our members as well as the users of our software will be able to trade in African commodities and currencies as well as other asset classes such as Equities and CFDs when they are launched for trading on GBOT. Trading on GBOT will also empower them to mitigate risks which arise during the course of international business due to unpredictable commodity price movements and currency market volatility. We are glad to be associated with GBOT as an ISV and will continually improve our product to create new opportunities for the exchange.”

Global Board Of Trade Ltd (GBOT)

Global Board Of Trade Ltd. (GBOT) is the 1st international multi-asset class exchange from Mauritius that offers futures trading in commodity and currency derivative products including Gold, Silver, Crude Oil (WTI), EUR/USD, GBP/USD, JPY/USD, USD/MUR, and ZAR/ USD.  GBOT is well poised to offer trading in a wide range of derivative products as well as new asset classes after securing regulatory approvals. GBOT offers trading on its state-of-the-art electronic exchange platform with efficient clearing and settlement systems to ensure counterparty guarantee for all trades.

Regulated by the Financial Services Commission (FSC), Mauritius, GBOT is strategically located at the crossroads of Africa and Asia and offers an ideal platform for global investors to access many of the world's fastest growing economies from Mauritius.

GBOT is promoted by the Financial Technologies Group ( ), a global leader in setting up and operating tech centric next generation exchanges in the emerging but fast growing economies from Africa to Asia and Middle East to South East Asia.

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MetaQuotes Software Corp (MetaQuotes)

MetaQuotes Software Corp. is a B2B software development company established in 2000. Since its establishment, the company has achieved outstanding success in developing and delivering a stream of innovative products, services and solutions in the given field. Working with some of the world leading business, it has earned the reputation as a supplier of the most reliable software solutions. Today its most successful product, MetaTrader, is the most popular Forex trading platform in the world.

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