Jefferies to Hold Global Trading Day to Support Humanitarian Aid in Israel
Jefferies, a leading global investment banking and capital markets firm, has announced that it will host a Global Trading Day on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, to raise funds for accredited charities focused on providing humanitarian aid to those affected by the violence and terror in Israel.
On this day, Jefferies will donate 100% of net global trading commissions from all trading in equities and fixed income by the firm’s clients. In addition, Jefferies will contribute $1 million directly, and its more than 5,300 employees worldwide will have the opportunity to personally donate to these efforts. The funds raised will be carefully allocated to qualified charities to ensure that they reach the people most in need.
Rich Handler, CEO, and Brian Friedman, President, expressed their deep concern for the families and communities impacted by the violence and terror in Israel. They emphasized the importance of supporting charities that provide aid and services to those wounded, traumatized, or displaced. Jefferies encourages its employees and clients worldwide to join in this effort.
Jefferies, with over 40 offices worldwide, offers a range of services including advisory, sales and trading, research, and wealth and asset management. The firm aims to provide insights and expertise to investors, companies, and governments.
For further information, interested individuals can reach out to their Jefferies representative.
Source: [Business Wire](https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20231008942535/en/)