Singapore - Saxo Capital Markets, the online trading and investment specialist, and Kotak Securities, one of India’s leading stock broking houses, today announced the launch of Saxo’s global trading platform in India. This multi-award winning platform provides direct access to Equities, ETF’s and REITS spanning 24 stock exchanges across the USA, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Saxo Capital Markets is a Singapore-based subsidiary of Saxo Bank A/S, headquartered in Denmark.  Kotak Securities Ltd, is the introducing Broker for Saxo Capital Markets in India.

Speaking at the launch of this new overseas trading facility, Mr. D Kannan, Executive Director - Kotak Securities, said; “Kotak Securities has always offered a boutique of unique investing tools to benefit the Indian investors. With the growing appetite of Indian investors for overseas investing, we are introducing Kotak Trader which aims to provide the opportunity for the investor to truly diversify their portfolio across geographies, sectors, exchanges and products.”

Kotak Trader, the global online trading platform provided by Saxo Capital Markets and introduced to Indian investors by Kotak Securities, is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, multi-tool product that help clients make informed decisions and efficient real-time executions.

Mr. Kazuaki Takabatake, CEO of Saxo Capital Markets said; “The partnership with Kotak Securities in India is in line with our global expansion plans as their footprint across the country allows us to introduce the Saxo’s trading platform to India, a market with huge potential.”
Kotak Trader offers several unique benefits to the Indian investor such as having a global reach that allows the Indian investor real-time access to equities across 24 prominent exchanges.
Other benefits include transparent pricing, real-time streaming news, state-of-the-art charting and data analysis system; insightful recommendations; and in-depth research reports on sectors and stocks. Other than direct access to dealers at Saxo Capital Markets through a two-way dealer chat, a dedicated account manager is also available for any customer service related issues.
Through this collaboration, Kotak Securities is confident of providing Indian investors with a robust platform that allows them to trade with an ease of mind. Accolades received by the platform include numerous top placements in Euromoney FX Poll 2009, Best Retail Platform award by Profit & Loss magazine and Best Bank for FX award by FX Week magazine.