Roger Aitken
Roger Aitken

2011 Social Forex Awards

Roger Aitken reviews the ‘2011 Social Forex Awards’ held this February in central London – which were the first of their kind.

The great and the good from the FX market gathered on 22 February 2012 at the Charlotte Street Hotel in London, brought together by LetstalkFX and Social-Markets.net - in conjunction with e-Forex and sponsored by the CME Group - for the inaugural social forex awards recognising banks leading the way in utilising social media tools within the FX market. A range of presentations were made preceding the awards on aspects of social media and not just on its impact and development - but also things to watch for in the future. Speakers included representatives from the CME Group, Martech, Mischon de Reya, Open Windows Analytics and Social-Markets.net. Debate was lively and of course very social.  Here to stay Stefan Basiuk, co-Founder, LetstalkFX.com, commenting on the event said: “There has been a growing realisation within the financial markets that social [media] is not only here to stay, but a serious tool by which to do business right across business functions.”  He added:...continued

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