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Glitnir Goes Pink and Is Number One Broker on OMX

The headquarters of Glitnir Bank on Kirkjusandur in Reykjavík were illuminated with a pink light this week to raise awareness for breast cancer.

Glitnir has actively supported the Iceland Cancer Society by raising awareness of and money for breast cancer research, like with the Reykjavík Marathon in August when ISK 1.4 million (USD 23,000, EUR 16,000) were raised.

October is a “pink month” in Iceland this year, when several companies and institutions remind citizens of the importance of breast cancer check-ups by illuminating buildings in pink or by using the color for their websites, like Glitnir has done.

Click here to read about other “pink” initiatives.

In unrelated news, last month Glitnir was the number one broker on the OMX Nordic Stock Exchange in Iceland.

Handling 6.56 percent of the turnover on OMX in September, Glitnir Banking Group gained for the first time the top position in terms of total market share. Based on year-to-date turnover, Glitnir is the second largest broker on OMX with a market share of 6.25 percent, as stated in a press release.

“Building up our brokerage operations has been a key focus in the past few years. Strength in our brokerage operation is crucial to offering our clients a full range of [international] services. It is satisfying to see our strategy starting to have an effect,” said Lárus Welding, CEO of Glitnir Group.

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