Social investment network eToro launches in Russia

On Friday last week eToro, which presents itself as the world’s largest social investment network for traders, announced its official launch in Russia with fully localized features and support. Pavel Salas, a former executive at Alfa Forex (Alfa-Bank), GKFX and Alpari, has been appointed as head of the Russian office.


The company’s stated mission is to “revolutionize the way people interact on the financial markets, making the trading experience more sociable, simple, welcoming and transparent.” It claims 4.5 million registered users in over 140 countries and thousands of new accounts opened each day.


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