Virtual Brokers Continues to Beat the Competition

TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Virtual Brokers ("VB") is proud to announce its shared #1 ranking for Best Online Broker by The Globe and Mail's Annual Online Broker Ranking, this year.  Since being ranked, VB has consistently placed among top brokers, achieving first place four of the past six years and second place the other two years. Once again, surpassing all major bank-owned brokerages and other independent brokers, they have remained on the top by excelling in all key classifying categories.

Rob Carrick's annual review, published on December 11th, 2016, evaluates online brokers through a range of criteria, including client service, cost, account reporting and maintenance, portfolio building tools, security and innovation.

This year, Virtual Brokers came out on top of the competition by focusing on advances that enhanced the client's experience such as implementing a new ticketing system for client inquiries, extending their customer service hours, introducing a live chat post login and a new client notification system. Additionally, among other features, their new sleek website design and new client education portal allows clients to navigate seamlessly through a wide-range of new research and educational tools.

"We have continued with our vision to distinguish ourselves beyond the assumed, 'most affordable broker', and to show our commitment to being an innovated, efficient, non-bank owned company that values its clients.  This #1 ranking is testament to that belief and it reflects in our company growth." said BBS Securities Inc. and Virtual Brokers' Chief Operating Officer, Kambiz Vatan-Abadi.

To see the current and historical online brokers ranking comparison click HERE.

About BBS Securities Inc. / Virtual Brokers

Virtual Brokers ("VB") is a division of BBS Securities Inc.* ("BBS").  BBS is Canadian-owned and operated, and is registered in all provinces and territories of Canada as an Investment Dealer. BBS is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF). BBS is also a participant of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V), TSX-Alpha Exchange, Aequitas Neo Exchange, Nasdaq CXC & CX2, The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), and Omega.

BBS and VB have completely revolutionized the online trading brokerage environment.  Committed to helping their clients succeed, they consistently introduce new and unique products, deliver effective tools at a competitive cost, and equip clients with advanced trading platforms which provide a reliable trading experience. Powered with innovative technologies and a deep understanding of financial markets, VB provides superior trade execution services to investors, traders and investment counsellor portfolio managers.

For further information: https://www.virtualbrokers.com/en-us/compare-brokers

* Member of IIROC and CIPF.

SOURCE Virtual Brokers

For further information: Ericka Ortiz Rodriguez, Business Development Manager, ericka.rodriguez@virtualbrokers.com, 1877-368-1088 ext. 164

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