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Asian Futures Trading Group Appoints Quinhou Global Head of FX Sales – 20-Year Veteran to Build Firm’s Institutional FX Business from Hong Kong

Asian Futures Trading Group, an independent futures and commodities brokerage and clearing firm in Hong Kong, announced today that Matthew Quinhou, a 20-year veteran of the foreign exchange (FX) industry, has joined the firm as Global Head of FX Sales.

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Quinhou is charged with growing the firm’s institutional FX presence, particularly among commodity trading advisors (CTAs), hedge funds and FX portfolio managers.

Reporting to Phillip Wei, Executive Director and Head of FX, Quinhou is building out the operation from Asian Futures Trading Group’s Hong Kong office with plans to expand globally next year.

Wei said: “We’re thrilled that Matt has joined our team to direct our business development efforts in FX. We have established a robust infrastructure to support our growing institutional FX business. With this foundation, Matt can take us to the next level with his great breadth of experience and strong relationships in the global FX community.”

Quinhou said: “Complementing Asian Futures Trading Group’s strong futures clearing and execution capabilities and established footprint in managed futures, our FX trading operation is ideally positioned to leverage the firm’s solid platform by providing both cash and exchange-for-physical (EFP) pricing on a global basis. We are focused solely on client business, providing full market access, coverage and transparency. Our goal is to provide the unrivaled level of customer service that Asian FTG client base has come to expect.”

Quinhou earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree in economics and finance from the University of Sydney.

 

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Charity at Asian-FTG (www.asian-ftg.com) Annual Energy Meeting

Event raises nearly $1.8 Million since its inception

Asian Futures Trading Group Charitable Foundation http://www.asian-ftg.com

Asian Futures Trading Group Charitable Foundation http://www.asian-ftg.com

Members of Asian Futures Trading Group community (staff, clients and industry representatives) gathered for the Annual Energy Meeting in support of People in Need®, the Hong Kong organization for people who need a helping hand. The Meeting raised approximately $230,000.

“We’d like to thank the energy industry for coming out in force last night and across the years to the Energy Meeting in support of this important charity,” said Sarah Whitmore, Director of Energy Department at Asian FTG. “We’re proud to announce that the total money rose from all the events total nearly $1.9 million, providing much needed support to People in Need and families it helps.”

Each year the aim is to make the Meeting an uplifting, out-of-this world experience, and this year’s theme transported guests to future. The ballroom was cloaked in black and white, with bright stars and green lasers adding to the evening’s mystique. Greeters dressed as Jedi knights welcomed the approximately 600 guests.

All proceeds from the Energy Meeting will support People in Need’s wide-ranging initiatives, including: research; and the People in Need Helping Hands endeavor, a program of volunteers that tackles home re-design development projects necessary to facilitate any special needs.

“We are delighted that People in Need® are again the beneficiary charity of the Energy Meeting. The fundraising at the event over the years has been tremendous and continues to give us an amazing boost in our work to help and support people who need a helping hand, would like to thank everyone involved in the Energy Meeting,” said People in Need® Chief Executive Dan Wu-Jin.

Asian Futures Trading Group offers the latest in order entry technology coupled with 24-hour execution and clearing on exchanges worldwide. Clearing more than 100,000 client accounts, the firm provides a full range of services to the industry’s largest global network of introducing brokers (IBs) and to commercial, institutional, international and individual clients. These include more than 200 IBs and many of the world’s largest financial, industrial and agricultural institutions.

 

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 Asian Futures Trading Group Charitable Foundation Names New Chief Philanthropic Officer (www.asian-ftg.com)

Asian Futures Trading Group Charitable Foundation announced today that Ann Guohua has been appointed as the organization’s Chief Philanthropic Officer.

 

Ms. Guohua will head Asian Futures Trading Group Charitable Foundation Philanthropic Services Group, which helps donors to maximize their charitable impact through a strategic giving plan that includes their funding schedule, investment asset allocation and long-term philanthropic goals.

“We are pleased to welcome Ann to the team. Her proven success in relationship management will be extremely valuable in our continued efforts to have deeper, more strategic conversations with our donors on how they can effectively fulfill their philanthropic goals and amplify their impact through a consolidated blueprint for giving,” said Asian Futures Trading Group Charitable Foundation President, Mr. Gill T. Ping.

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Ms. Guohua, a former regional director and senior vice president at top investment bank, brings more than 30 years of experience in relationship management to Asian Futures Trading Group Charitable Foundation. Over the course of her distinguished corporate and investment banking career, she fostered relationships with nonprofit groups such as colleges and universities, launched new business initiatives, and was recognized for her leadership skills.

“Charity is more about strong, long-term relationships than just writing a check until the next solicitation or tax deadline arrives,” said Ms. Guohua. “At Asian Futures Trading Group Charitable Foundation, I look forward to helping people and organizations implement and evaluate strategic giving plans that address their giving needs while upholding and passing along their values to future generations.”

Ms. Guohua was recognized as a “Woman of Distinction” by the Hong Kong Business Journal. A graduate of Hong Kong College, she is a member of the Forum of Business Women and board chair emeritus of the HK Career Center.

 

About Asian Futures Trading Group http://www.asian-ftg.com

Asian FTG is an independent commodities and futures advisory firm located in Hong Kong. Asian Futures Trading Group offers the latest in order entry technology coupled with 24-hour execution and clearing on exchanges worldwide. Clearing more than 100,000 client accounts, the firm provides a full range of services to the industry’s largest global network of introducing brokers (IBs) and to commercial, institutional, international and individual clients. These include more than 200 IBs and many of the world’s largest financial, industrial and agricultural institutions. We do not engage in proprietary trading; all of our business focuses on our valued clients. http://www.asian-ftg.com

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Asian-FTG.Com has been named one of 30 leading companies

www.asian-ftg.com Asian Futures Trading Group Earns Asian Commodities Trading Award

Asian Futures Trading Group has been named one of 30 leading commodities traders in Asia, an award program held by the Asian Trading Authorities. Alongside representatives from leading Hong Kong companies, Michael Tian Janguo, CEO of Asian Futures Trading Group received the award at an event officiated by the Chief Official of Trade and Asian Affairs, in Hong Kong. Asian Futures Trading Group the company has grown revenues to almost 90% every year. Four new markets were added last year and Asian Futures Trading Group now trades in 32 countries across the world. Twenty-seven nationalities are represented in the company’s 300 staff, which has almost doubled since last year. In selecting Asian Futures Trading Group, the Award Winning panel cited the following reasons for the company’s success: http://www.asian-ftg.com

  • Be the first in the market – pioneers have the advantage of being one step ahead
  • Have a solid roadmap for entering new markets that can be adapted to match local conditions
  • Stay close to your customers
  • Recruit staff with local knowledge, language and culture
  • Hold on to your values
  • Be a great place to work where people are inspired to be the best they can be
  • Nurture a winning network of customers and suppliers, together we create mutual, enduring value.
  • Maximize long-term return to shareowners while being mindful of our overall responsibilities.
  • Be a highly effective, lean and fast-moving organization.

About Asian Futures Trading Group Asian FTG is an independent commodities and futures advisory firm located in Hong Kong. Asian Futures Trading Group offers the latest in order entry technology coupled with 24-hour execution and clearing on exchanges worldwide. Clearing more than 100,000 client accounts, the firm provides a full range of services to the industry’s largest global network of introducing brokers (IBs) and to commercial, institutional, international and individual clients. These include more than 200 IBs and many of the world’s largest financial, industrial and agricultural institutions. We do not engage in proprietary trading; all of our business focuses on our valued clients. http://www.asian-ftg.com

Tony Fed. to Europe Division – set by Asian-FTG.com

 www.asian-ftg.com Asian FTG Appoints Anthony Feders as COO of Commodity Trading Services for Europe Division

Asian Futures Trading Group has today announced the appointment of Anthony Feders to the position of Chief Operating Officer of its Worldwide Expansion Department to oversee the Asian FTG’s operations in Europe.

In his new role, Mr. Feders is responsible for all aspects of the Worldwide Expansion Department business including sales, operations, technology, product, client service and the organization’s strategic agenda.

“Anthony brings more than 20 years of financial services experience to his new role and will be an invaluable addition to the region. His appointment reflects Asian FTG‘s strong commitment to growing the Worldwide Expansion Department offering in Europe,” said Stephen Wu-Chow, Chief Executive Officer of Asian FTG.

“We have a steadfast focus on our clients’ continuing and evolving needs and with Anthony’s experience and guidance we will continue to ensure that our clients have access to the full product and service power of the firm globally,” said Mr. Wu-Chow.

Mr. Feders said the key focus of the Worldwide Expansion Department business will be to continue strengthening client partnerships by leveraging Asian FTG‘s global capabilities across all business areas.

“Our global presence means Asian FTG is ideally positioned to partner with our superannuation and investment manager clients in Europe in an increasingly dynamic business environment,” Mr. Feders said.

Asian Futures Trading Group offers the latest in order entry technology coupled with 24-hour execution and clearing on exchanges worldwide. Clearing more than 100,000 client accounts, the firm provides a full range of services to the industry’s largest global network of introducing brokers (IBs) and to commercial, institutional, international and individual clients. These include more than 200 IBs and many of the world’s largest financial, industrial and agricultural institutions.

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Charity at Asian-FTG.com Annual Energy Meeting, March 2014

Charity at AFTG Annual Energy Meeting

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Members of Asian Futures Trading Group community (staff, clients and industry representatives) gathered for the Annual Energy Meeting in support of People in Need®, the Hong Kong organization for people who need a helping hand. The Meeting raised approximately $230,000.

“We’d like to thank the energy industry for coming out in force last night and across the years to the Energy Meeting in support of this important charity,” said Sarah Whitmore, Director of Energy Department at Asian-FTG.com . “We’re proud to announce that the total money rose from all the events total nearly $1.9 million, providing much needed support to People in Need and families it helps.”

Each year the aim is to make the Meeting an uplifting, out-of-this world experience, and this year’s theme transported guests to future. The ballroom was cloaked in black and white, with bright stars and green lasers adding to the evening’s mystique. Greeters dressed as Jedi knights welcomed the approximately 600 guests.

Asian Futures Trading Group offers the latest in order entry technology coupled with 24-hour execution and clearing on exchanges worldwide. Clearing more than 100,000 client accounts, the firm provides a full range of services to the industry’s largest global network of introducing brokers (IBs) and to commercial, institutional, international and individual clients. These include more than 200 IBs and many of the world’s largest financial, industrial and agricultural institutions.

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