Sydney, Australia, Feb 15, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - Pepperstone (www.pepperstone.com), one of the fastest growing online foreign exchange ("FOREX", "FX") brokers worldwide, today announced that it has expanded further into Asia with the opening of a representative office in Shanghai, China.
The new branch cements Pepperstone's growing footprint across China - the world's second largest economy. Pepperstone has an established geo-expansion program in China in place to expand its operations in emerging high growth regions. The company is currently identifying new untapped markets in second and third tier cities in the country, distinguishing itself as a first-mover and securing competitive advantage over other international players.
"The office will support existing Mandarin and Cantonese speaking clients whilst also further expanding our client base in China." said Daniel Poon, Managing Director of the China Office, "With already an immense number of Chinese clients trading with Pepperstone the demand for dedicated support for this client segment was well overdue."
A unique feature of Pepperstone's next-generation Forex Trading platform is the ability for customers to access liquidity from 22 banks and ECN's. This option gives direct access to the forex interbank market, where orders are fully visible. As a result, customers are empowered to enter direct discussions with liquidity providers who can introduce their own orders and if the prices match, a deal is completed.
The Address of Pepperstone in China is:
Level 7 - BEA Financial Tower, 66 Huayuanshiqiao Rd,
Pudong District, Shanghai, 200120
"As Australia's largest margin FX broker expanding further into Asia seemed a natural progression" Pepperstone's CEO Owen Kerr said, "We look forward to many years of service and success with our valued clients and partners in the People's Republic of China."
About Pepperstone Financial:
Pepperstone Financial Pty Ltd is an execution only forex brokerage firm. The company provides access to fair, competitive and transparent pricing across all major currency pairs by equipping forex traders with best-in-class trading technology and customer service. The company is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
Pepperstone maintains segregated client accounts with AA rated banks, including the National Australia Bank and HSBC.
Pepperstone Financial Pty Ltd is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and holds AFSL 414530.
Media Contact Joel Murphy Phone: +61 3 9020 0155 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact in China - Shanghai Office Daniel Poon Phone: 400-608-3388 E-mail: email@example.com
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