Q8 Trade Gains Recognition for ‘Most Trusted Trading Platform in MENA’

The award underlines the Kuwait-based brand’s efforts in building a safe online trading platform for regional investors

Q8 Trade, a fast-growing online trading platform servicing investors in the Middle East, has received international recognition for its credibility by Finance Derivative with the ‘Most Trusted Trading Platform MENA 2019’ award.

The Finance Derivative Awards honour excellence in performance across different domains of the business and financial landscape. The global awards recognise companies and individuals who have played a pivotal role in the advancement of the finance sector from businesses of all sizes and industries.

Ali Hassan, Q8
Ali Hassan, VP of Business Development at Q8 Trade

Commenting on the most recent award, Ali Hassan, VP of Business Development at Q8 Trade, said: “We’re pleased to have received this award. Building trust is a challenge for any financial institution, but it’s particularly true for online trading platforms.”

“Online trading is a new phenomenon, especially in this part of the world, so, naturally, investors and regulators must ensure investment platforms are credible and well-regulated. As online trading continues to gain momentum among investors around the globe as a gateway to international investments, this matter is becoming increasingly important.”

“At Q8 Trade, corporate governance and compliance are the cornerstones of our business, creating a trusted place for our clients to trade. This global accolade is a testament to our commitment in creating a safe online trading platform in the region. I’d like to also take this opportunity to thank our 132,000 plus clients for their unwavering trust in our offerings and look forward to continuing to help regional customers reach their investment goals.”

Q8 Trade is one of the only brands in the MENA region with a regulated license for online Contracts for Difference (CFD) and Forex. The online trading platform is owned and operated by Q8 Securities.

Q8 Trade has recently been recognized by a number of leading industry bodies with accolades such as ‘Best Regional Forex Broker 2018’by Global Brands Magazine, and ‘Fastest Growing Forex Brand MENA 2018’ in addition to ‘Best New Forex Brand MENA 2019’ from the International Business Magazine.

The Kuwaiti trading company has recently launched a revamped website to make it easier for traders to navigate and trade. The updated website also provides in-depth information to help educate potential investors and the general public on online trading.

In addition to the website updates, Q8 Trade has launched a new mobile application to provide customers with a better experience on-the-go and cater to evolving demands of both local and international investors.

About Q8 Trade

Q8 Trade, founded in 2016 and owned by Kuwait-based Q8 Securities, is a well-established online trading platform with customers across the Middle East and North Africa. As one of the first brands offering access to CFD (Contracts for Difference) trading, Q8 Trade gives customers instant access to a wide range of tradable instruments globally and locally including securities, foreign exchange and commodities.

The online trading platform has won the trust of more than 130,000 customers in the region by providing the right tools and information for them to make educated decisions about their investments. Q8 Trade offers a dedicated Islamic Banking team combines expertise in financial products with strong business acumen to offer clients a wide range of solutions, including swap-free accounts.

The company is focused on further expanding and continuously developing its offering, leveraging cutting-edge technology and the latest market insights to serve the evolving needs of its clientele.

To find out more, please visit or follow Q8 Trade on social media:

Twitter: @Q8TradeOfficial


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