SaxoTraderGO Introduces Touch ID Support

COPENHAGEN, December 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Saxo Bank bolsters mobile trading offering 

Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment specialist, has enabled client identification on SaxoTraderGO through biometric verification.

This application update for iPhones and iPads containing Touch ID support has been released to Saxo Bank clients and is now globally available. As an optional feature, the update is capable of storing multiple account credentials.

Commenting on the update, Christian Hammer, Saxo Bank's Head of Platforms, said: "With the launch of the SaxoTraderGO platform we have seen a continuation in the rising trend in client activity originating from mobile devices. By introducing Touch ID support, we are both enhancing ease of account access while maintaining the high-level of security we demand for our clients."

"As of December, more than 50 percent of our existing clients had migrated to SaxoTraderGO. It is our continued focus on technological innovation that makes this the platform of choice."

Simultaneously a dedicated chat section, enabling chat communication between clients and Saxo Bank's sales traders, has been added. Furthermore multi-screen support on desktop is introduced. This feature will allow the chart module to be popped-out into a separate browser window enabling clients to interact with it on a second screen while still connected with the main platform window.

SaxoTraderGO is the bank's next generation platform launched in May 2015 built with Saxo's OpenAPI as its foundation. The OpenAPI is a service infrastructure supporting the entire trade life cycle - from pre-trade, execution and post-trade services for ETFs, cash stocks, CFDs, futures, Options and FX, allowing Saxo's institutional clients to develop new, innovative front-end solutions and integrate trading and investment capabilities directly into their own applications and systems.

About Saxo Bank 

The Saxo Bank Group (Saxo) [ ] is an online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, offering a complete set of trading and investment technologies, tools and strategies.

A fully licensed and regulated bank, Saxo enables private and institutional clients to easily trade multiple assets from a single margin account on multiple devices seamlessly.  

Saxo's award winning trading technology platforms [ ] are available in more than 20 languages and form the technology backbone of more than 100 financial institutions worldwide.

Saxo also offers traditional banking services through Saxo Privatbank in select markets.

Founded in 1992 [ ] and headquartered in Copenhagen, Saxo employs 1500 people in 25 offices across the five continents.

Saxo Bank

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