New Website Invites You to Play the Markets

London, United Kingdom, March 15, 2007 --( Eye-catching spheres, bright bold colours and a game-like console are not things you would normally associate with financial trading. But these features are exactly what you will find when you visit gnuTrade – a new website that helps you trade the markets in an easy and exciting way (

GnuTrade (pronounced ‘noo trade’) is the first financial trading site to use striking graphics to represent the live global markets. This means the price movements are easy to follow and you gain a better, more enjoyable trading experience. The site also offers novel, simple ways to bet on the markets and clear educational guides for those who are new to trading or want to improve their skills. GnuTrade even lets you use small amounts of cash and trade with play money to practice trading and help build your confidence.

GnuTrade’s distinctive design makes it sophisticated enough for professionals yet uncomplicated for people who are inexperienced and want to learn more. It is also ideal for people who are familiar with online gaming but are looking for original ways to bet and make money.

What’s more, gnuTrade is a totally online trading system, with no phone calls to brokers involved, no transaction fees or commissions to pay, and no paperwork required.

Other features and benefits of gnuTrade include:

•    Free access to live prices of the biggest stock indices, bonds, currencies and commodities
•    ‘Back a player’ facility which lets you bet on successful traders instead of trading directly
•    ‘Stop loss’ feature to minimise trading risks
•    Opportunity to win real money when trading with play money
•    Clear, jargon-free audio-visual guides to trading and ‘FAQs’
•    Free advanced software, with no downloads required
•    Quick, secure payout and deposit methods
•    Live chat rooms, forums and up-to-date world news reports

Lieven Van Marcke, managing director and founder of gnuTrade, says: “We believe our modern, attractive trading screen is an essential development in financial trading as it makes the markets appealing and accessible to the wider public. The use of colour, movement and sound, together with our straightforward ‘Back a Player’, ‘Basic’ and ‘Per Point’ bets means new and expert traders alike have an easier way to trade the markets.”

For more information and to sign up for a free gnuTrade account, please visit


Notes to Editors:

GnuTrade is an independent company registered in Curacao, which was founded by a team of highly experienced finance professionals. The company operates under a master licence issued by the Government of Netherlands Antilles and adheres to strict rules and policies regarding risk management, data security and accounting procedures. GnuTrade has offices and development teams in the UK, Curacao, Chile, India and South Africa. GnuTrade users must be over the age of 18 years.
Contact: Manisha Israel ( Tel: +44 7982 454001) or
Kam Mander ( Tel: +44 7930 317170).
gnuTrade NV
Manisha Israel
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