Questrade offers free one-on-one forex training sessions

December 28, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Toronto, ON – Questrade Inc., a leading Canadian online brokerage, announced the availability of personal education sessions for new forex clients. The one-on-one meetings are led by Mark Leigh, the head forex instructor for Online Trading Academy Canada and forex institutional trading consultant.

“When the loonie reached par with the U.S. dollar, we saw a tremendous upsurge of interest in foreign currency trading,” says Edward Kholodenko, President and CEO of Questrade. “In response, we set up free one-on-ones with Mark, so that new clients could gain a foundation in this market.”

Continues Kholodenko: “Financial education for Canadians is a core mission for Questrade. Forex is increasingly a part of the economic landscape, and so it is natural we deliver this valuable service to our clients.”

Mark Leigh has been teaching currency trading since 1997. He is currently Head Forex Instructor with Online Trading Academy Canada, the leader in financial education.

Registration for the sessions is open until January 31st to anyone who opens and funds a forex account. All details on opening an account and the free sessions are available on

About Questrade:
Questrade Inc., headquartered in Toronto, provides Canadians with high-speed, direct access trading to the U.S. and Canadian stock and options markets as well as forex trading. Since its inception in 1999, Questrade has grown to over 80 employees, including client services specialists who speak 13 languages including English, French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Russian, and Hebrew. The company continues to demonstrate its competitive leadership with a combination of outstanding service, advanced technology and competitive pricing structures.


For more information, please contact:

Lynn Suderman
Manager, Communications
Tel: 416.227.9876 x371
Tel: 1.888.783.7866 x371