KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
IG, the world's number one CFD provider*, has become a regional sponsor of The Apprentice Asia.
Head of IG, Asia Paciﬁc, Tamas Szabo, said, "Serious investors and professional traders across Asia are keen to take advantage of global financial markets and they want to trade with someone they can trust. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional customer service alongside innovative trading technology. Partnering with a quality production like The Apprentice Asia, through Asia's No.1 general entertainment channel AXN, provides us with an excellent opportunity to showcase our service and product across the region."
As with all challenges the Apprentices face in their quest to become the winner, during IG's episode, the contestants must demonstrate to Tony Fernandes and his advisors that they possess the business acumen to manage and make sound decisions under pressure.
Mr Szabo commented: "The attributes and qualities of a good trader are exactly those needed to become Tony's Apprentice. Without giving the game away, we know everyone will enjoy our exciting and unique episode - be sure to tune in when it is broadcast on 19 June!"
IG's episode will air on 19 June in East Asia and the Philippines; and on 21 June in Taiwan and India.
IG is a fully licensed and regulated company, including by MAS and IE Singapore in Singapore, ASIC in Australia, JFSA in Japan and FSA in UK.
*IG is the world's largest retail CFD provider by revenue (excluding FX). Source: Published financial statements. As at August 2012.
A CFD (or Contract for Difference) is an agreement to exchange the difference in value of a particular asset between the time at which a contract is opened and the time at which it is closed.
IG Markets advises that trading in Contracts for Difference ("CFDs") may not be suitable for everyone and can result in losses that exceed your initial investment. IG is not licensed as a financial adviser in any country and provides a CFD trading service to customers on an "execution basis" only. The information in the programme is not directed at residents of, or use by, any person in any country or jurisdiction where such use would be contrary to local law or regulation. The programme is sponsored by IG Markets Ltd (ABN 84 099 019 851, ASIC AFSL 220440) in Australia and by IG Asia Pte Ltd (Co. Reg. No. 200510021K) in Singapore.
For further information: Mr Chris Weston, Chief Market Strategist, Chris.Weston@igmarkets.com