03 March 2016
Public Relations, Saxo Bank
Agreement bolsters Saxo’s educational resource offering
Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment specialist, and CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today signed a content-sharing agreement rendering CME Group’s educational materials available to Saxo Bank’s global client base.
CME Group’s Futures Institute works with industry partners across the globe to distribute best-in-class education aimed at providing market participants with the knowledge and resources to trade futures. To ensure investors understand both the benefits and risks of futures, and options on futures, CME Group provides education on a range of basic to advanced strategies.
Patrice Henault, Head of Futures and Listed Options at Saxo Bank, commented, “Saxo Bank has a proud history in investor education. We want our clients to be able to trade to the best of their abilities and therefore place great importance on broadening knowledge across a range of financial instruments. This partnership with CME Group will further enhance our educational offering.”
Mark Omens, Executive Director and Head of Retail Sales at CME Group, said, “Saxo Bank’s deep network of clients provides CME Group with a great opportunity to actively engage with global traders of all types, giving them a solid foundation on the futures markets. The Futures Institute is focused on taking individuals that are interested in trading in the futures markets and providing them with the proper knowledge and resources to enhance their skills. Teaming up with Saxo Bank helps us achieve that goal.”
CME Group’s Futures Institute is an innovative online platform for futures markets education, trading simulation and market research. The Institute offers a blend of live instruction, interactive training modules, market research and simulated training. Through the interactive website (www.myfuturesinstitute.com/saxo), participants learn about the futures markets and are exposed to numerous trading strategies with the ability to test them out in the simulated trading environment.
Saxo Bank is a leading player in global online trading of margin, derivatives and multi-asset products, with more than 30,000 financial instruments available on its platforms. Saxo’s multi-asset trading platforms deliver reliable, competitive and innovative trading solutions to both institutional and retail customers.