JERSEY CITY, N.J., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE Euronext: KCG) announced that Knight Hotspot FX was named "Best FX Trading Platform – New Product" by Wall Street Letter in the Institutional Trading Awards 2013. The awards recognize excellence among providers to the institutional trading industry and were determined by a panel of independent judges, appointed by the publication, who reviewed applications from brokerage firms, exchanges and financial technology providers based on innovation, client satisfaction and revenue growth. Wall Street Letter announced the winners at a ceremony held February 13, 2013 at Cipriani in New York, NY. "Over the past year, Knight Hotspot FX built upon its history of innovation through numerous enhancements to the client offering," said John Miesner, Managing Director and Head of Global Sales, Knight Hotspot FX. "We launched Wholesale Liquidity Solutions, a new product aimed at creating a unique liquidity offering for retail FX brokers around the world. In addition, we expanded Sponsored Bank Access (SBA), greatly simplifying the process for small and mid-sized banks to access the platform through Sponsor Bank partners. Knight Hotspot FX continues to lead the market in growing market share among spot FX venues through elevating the client experience with a consistent focus on deep liquidity, innovative technology and superior client service." Knight Hotspot FX LLC is a subsidiary of Knight Capital Group, Inc. Knight Hotspot FX in Europe is a division of Knight Capital Europe Limited. About Knight Knight Capital Group (NYSE Euronext: KCG) is a global financial services firm that provides access to the capital markets across multiple asset classes to a broad network of clients, including broker-dealers, institutions and corporations. Knight is headquartered in Jersey City, N.J. with a global presence across the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific regions. For further information about Knight, please visit www.knight.com.