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Saxo Bank CEO Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell to launch Thanksgiving Week Trading Offer

Saxo Bank Offers All Our Clients Zero-Commission Trading on The Ten Most Popular Companies Listed on NASDAQ.

Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, announces that at 9:30am EST today, co-CEO and co-founder Kim Fournais will ring the Nasdaq opening bell to launch the start of Saxo Bank’s special zero-commission trading offer for Thanksgiving Week.

All clients of Saxo Bank are being offered zero commission trading on the following ten most popular stocks and CFD’s on NASDAQ:

  • Apple Inc.
  • Google A & C Shares
  • Facebook Inc.
  • Yahoo Inc.
  • Tesla Motors Inc.
  • Inc.
  • Netflix Inc.
  • Inc.
  • The Priceline Group Inc.
  • GoPro Inc.

Saxo Bank’s offer emphasises the bank’s diversification into multiple asset classes over the past twenty years, following its origins as an FX trading provider. Especially, the Bank’s footprint in listed products is growing rapidly and Saxo Bank has seen a five-fold increase in equity and CFD trading volumes since 2009. 45% of Saxo Bank’s equity flow is in US listed companies.

Kim Fournais, co-CEO and co-founder of Saxo Bank, said:
“I am honoured to have been given the opportunity to mark the start of trading on Nasdaq by ringing the opening bell, which will coincide with the launch of Saxo’s unique zero-commission trading offer. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we are delighted to give thanks to our clients by offering them the opportunity to trade our most popular NASDAQ listed equities at zero commission. We want to give something back to our clients for their continued trust in Saxo Bank. We hope our clients seize this opportunity."

“We are also happy to use this opportunity to reveal that next year Saxo Bank will further strengthen our equity offering for our most active trading clients, and, also, introduce the next generation of the SaxoTrader platform.”

The offer is available to clients for the duration of Thanksgiving Week.

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At Saxo we believe that when you invest, you unlock a new curiosity for the world around you. As a provider of multi-asset trading and investment solutions, Saxo’s purpose is to Get Curious People Invested in the World. We are committed to enabling our clients to make more of their money. Saxo was founded in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1992 with a clear vision: to make the global financial markets accessible for more people. In 1998, Saxo launched one of the first online trading platforms in Europe, providing professional-grade tools and easy access to global financial markets for anyone who wanted to invest. 

Today, Saxo is an international award-winning investment firm for investors and traders who are serious about making more of their money. As a well-capitalised and profitable Fintech, Saxo is a fully licensed bank under the supervision of the Danish FSA, holding broker and banking licenses in multiple jurisdictions. As one of the earliest fintechs in the world, Saxo continues to invest heavily into our technology. Saxo’s clients and partners enjoy broad access to global capital markets across asset classes on our industry-leading platforms. Our open banking technology also powers more than 200 financial institutions as partners by boosting the investment experience they can offer their clients. Keeping our headquarters in Copenhagen, Saxo has more than 2,500 professionals in financial centres around the world including London, Singapore, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Zurich, Dubai and Tokyo.

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