Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum Al Maktoum and Prince Dr. Saif Al Islam bin Saud bin Abdelaziz open '1st UAE FX Trading Championship'
- United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, September 12 - 2012 at 10:35
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Over a thousand investment traders are set to see action at today's opening of the '1st UAE FX Trading Championship.' His Highness Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Director General, Dubai Department of Information and His Royal Highness (HRH) Prince Dr. Saif Al Islam bin Saud bin Abdelaziz, cut the ceremonial ribbon marking the start of the exciting two day event at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City.
HRH Prince Dr. Saif Al Islam bin Saud bin Abdelaziz will deliver the keynote speech during the opening ceremonies. Aside from the competition, the event will also feature keynote speeches and presentation from leading traders and economists like;
• Samer Murshid, Head of Exchange Department, Alpari ME
'FX Trends in the Middle East'
Sept. 11, 2012 at 4:30 PM
• Ashraf Laidi, Chief Global Strategist, FX Solutions
'FX Markets in 2012'
Sept. 11, 2012 at 6:30 PM
• Amgad Attia, VP Middle East, FXDD
'How Can FXDD Help You Become A Better Trader'
Sept. 11, 2012 at 8:30 PM
• Chris Tedder, Market Strategist, Forex.com
'All eyes on the world's central banks'
Sept. 12, 2012 at 3:00 PM
• Mark Aspinall, Head of Sales, ADSS
'FX Markets outlook'
Sept. 12, 2012 at 5:00 PM
"All roads will lead to Dubai Festival City as we wait to see who will emerge victorious in the country's first ever FX Trading Championships," said Walid Ead, Director, Stayconnected. Amidst the impact left behind by the recent economic downturn, the Middle East in general and the UAE in particular, has strongly emerged as one of the world's most active trading markets. Today's event not only seeks to showcase the immense talent of our investment traders but to also give them the opportunity to meet up with the world's leading investment pro's and economists."
Iskandar Najjar, CEO Alpari ME DMCC commented: "The UAE is at the forefront of the Forex and commodities trading industry in the region, and is witnessing exceptional rates of growth in a short space of time. Such unprecedented growth rates mean it is critical for prominent industry leaders to gather and discuss the trends and issues that may affect further growth. We are therefore proud to sponsor such a prestigious conference, bringing together the most influential figures in Forex and commodity trading in the Middle East.
"The FX Championship is also an innovative and exciting way of raising awareness of the online currency and commodity trading industry, and of the growing prominence of this relatively new component of investors' diversified portfolios", Najjar concluded.
The '1st UAE FX Trading Championship' is being organized by Stayconnected in partnership with Alawsat for Economic Consultants. The event is also being mounted in cooperation with Alpari UK, FX Solutions (Official Sponsor), FXDD (Main Sponsor), Forex.com (Diamond Sponsor), ADSS (Gold Sponsor), ICM Capital UK (Silver Sponsor) and FXCM MENA (Co-sponsor).
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