City Index’s Joshua Raymond Named in CityAM’s Top 5 Trading Tweeters

By City Index, PRNE
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

LONDON, December 15, 2011 -

Joshua Raymond, Chief Market Strategist at City Index (, has been named one of the top five trading tweeters by London business newspaper CityAM.

Renowned for living and breathing market trading, Mr Raymond has given numerous interviews over the years, sharing his insights from the trading floor on a daily basis across a wide range of online PR, marketing and social media platforms.

However, with the rise of the Smartphone in 2011, Mr Raymond has received a fast growing following via Twitter.

2011 saw a 40% rise in the number of number of Smartphone users in the UK and as result, thousands of traders now use their mobile devices to trade online in real-time while receiving the best marketing tips by following the industry’s social leaders.

As an early adopter of new technologies, City Index was the first spread betting platform to launch an iPhone app in 2009, with Android and Blackberry apps following shortly afterwards. This has placed their Chief Market Strategist in a prime position as a social leader in financial spread betting and contracts for difference.

Mr. Raymond’s Twitter feed can be found at He tweets market news and insights from the City Index trading floor on a daily basis. CityAM also commended the spread betting expert - who has spent his entire working life in the industry - for engaging with and inviting questions from his followers.

Often quoted by a variety of sources for his detailed insights into economic markets, Mr Raymond has also answersed questions as a Spread Bet Guru each week in the CityAM Wealth Management column. He also gives regular interviews and Q & A sessions for a variety of trading websites, resources and publications.

Meanwhile, many more of the industry’s leading trading professionals from City Index have joined Twitter to share their financial insights with traders. These include the company’s Chief Technical Analyst Sandy Jadeja (@Sandy_CityIndex) and Market Analyst Sean Power (@Sean_CityIndex).

Traders can also keep up with market developments on the City Index website. Visit to view the latest financial news activity.

Spread betting and CFD trading are leveraged products which can result in losses greater than your initial deposit. Ensure you fully understand the risks.


About City Index:

Today more and more individual traders are discovering the benefits of derivatives, and many of them are discovering them through a City Index trading platform.

As a group, we transact in excess of 1.5 million trades every month for individuals in over 50 countries worldwide. We provide access to a wide range of instruments including margined foreign exchange, CFD trading and, in the UK, spread betting.

We constantly look to improve the performance of our platforms and expand the range of services we provide. The result is that our customers benefit from innovative trading tools with transparent pricing, competitive spreads, and a high standard of customer service and support. Visit for more information.

Contact: Joshua Raymond, City Index, +44(0)20-7107-7002, joshua.raymond[at]

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