Guatemala: Citi Launches Virtual Forex Platform

Through CitiFx Pulse, Citi's corporate clients will be able to engage in real-time currency transactions via Internet.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009


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The tools includes analysis tools, such as charts, reports and documents written by Citi's analysts, in order to assist the investor.

"With this system, the customer can trade national and foreign currencies. CitiFx Pulse takes care of all the customer's currency needs in a single screen. Additionally, it can be expanded to process investment operations", explained Eduardo Oviedo, corporate treasurer at Citi Guatemala.

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