LONDON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
A leading Indian businessman has been recognised for his merits at the UK's Houses of Parliament.
Mr Jagjeet Singh, co-founder of TradeNext, received the award in recognition of his company's contribution to the financial services sector in the UK. TradeNext, the global FX firm, was awarded the 'Financial Services Provider of the Year' at the Political and Public Life awards held at the House of Commons.
The awards, hosted by the UK's longest standing MP of Asian-origin, Keith Vaz, and organised by the Asian Voice, celebrates personalities and businesses that have raised the profiles of British Asians within various domains including politics, industry, philanthropy, business and entertainment. In attendance was the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.
Mr Jagjeet Singh is an entrepreneur with 20 years of experience overseeing high scale businesses across a number of diverse industries in Europe and Asia; including financial services, real-estate, healthcare, semi-banking and investment management. His expertise and in-depth knowledge of TradeNext is core to all of the group's ongoing strategy and business operations.
Originally from Amritsar in India, Mr Singh has been a pioneer in providing advanced technological solutions to global investors. Apart from trading solutions, Mr Singh has launched a number of financial literacy programmes that empower investors and equip them with the right tools and resources to make informed investment decisions.
"We are really proud to win this award and join a distinguished list of winners. This award recognises the real progress TradeNext has achieved in establishing itself as one the top Indian financial firms in the UK. We are proud to be one of the city's first fully licensed Indian brokerage and continually put the effort into connecting with the Indian community here and abroad," explained Mr Singh.
"TradeNext's maximises the clients trading experience through providing competitive pricing, flexibility and quick decision-making. The hard working team have accumulated knowledge and experiences, especially in the emerging markets and this is proving invaluable to our clients and partners."
Keith Vaz MP, quoted in the media, said: "Each year the Asian community pay tribute to those who have made a special contribution to our public and political life.
"This year is no different and we are delighted to honour those who work so hard to celebrate the diversity of our multicultural country."