Interactive Brokers announces commission-free trading in 29 available exchange traded funds provided by Global X Management to clients using its award-winning Trader Workstation platform.

Under a partnership with Global X Management Interactive Brokers LLC will offer its clients commission-free trading of its family of ETFs encompassing global investments geared towards investors looking for growth-sensitive opportunities across commodities and emerging market regions.

The promotion currently applies to a variety of Global X exchange traded funds neatly broken-down into the following categories:
  • Global X Commodity Funds
  • Global X Asia Funds
  • Global X Latin America Funds
  • Global X Emerging Markets Funds
  • Global X Developed Markets Funds
  • Global X Special Opportunities Funds

“We are pleased to announce this new relationship with Global X funds which allows our customers to trade even more ETFs commissions free,” said Managing Director Bill McGowan. “Interactive Brokers is always looking for ways to improve its customers’ ability to access valuable products in cost effective ways and this relationship with Global X funds demonstrates the fruits of those efforts.”

“This is a natural fit as both Interactive Brokers and Global X Funds are known for their innovation, global focus, and value,” said Bruno del Ama, CEO of Global X Management.

Interactive Brokers has agreed to waive the flat-rate and cost-plus brokerage commissions for transactions in Global X Funds ETFs and will not impose short-term trading fees [i]. For more information please visit www.interactivebrokers.com/globalxfunds.

About Interactive Brokers

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is an automated global electronic market maker and broker specializing in routing orders and executing and processing trades in securities, futures, foreign exchange instruments, bonds and funds on more than 90 electronic exchanges and trading venues around the world. As a market maker, we provide liquidity at these marketplaces and, as a broker, we provide professional traders and investors with electronic access to stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds and mutual funds from a single IB Universal Account SM. Employing proprietary software on a global communications network, Interactive Brokers is continuously integrating its software with a growing number of exchanges and trading venues into one automatically functioning, computerized platform that requires minimal human intervention.

About Global X Funds

Global X Funds is a New York-based provider of exchange-traded funds that facilitates access to investment opportunities across the global markets. With $1.8 billion in managed assets as of April 29, 2011, it is one of the fastest growing ETF providers in the world. Global X Funds currently manages exchange-traded funds that target Commodity Producers, Developed Markets, Emerging Markets, and Special Opportunities fund suites. For more information, please visit www.globalxfunds.com

[i] Other fees and expenses applicable to continued investment are described in the fund's current prospectus. Before investing, carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. The prospectus is available by calling 1-888-GX-FUND-1 (1.888.493.8631) or by visiting www.globalxfunds.com . Read the prospectus carefully before investing. Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. Global X Funds are distributed by SEI Investments Distribution Co (SIDCO), which is not affiliated with Global X Management Company, LLC or Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.

No offer or solicitation to buy or sell securities or futures products of any kind, or any type of recommendation or advice, is made, given or in any manner endorsed by Interactive Brokers LLC ("Interactive Brokers") or any of its affiliates.

Interactive Brokers may add or waive commissions on Global X Funds ETFs without prior notice.

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