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ADVFN PLC

25 February 2020

News Release

February 25th, 2020

ADVFN Provides Market-leading Level 2

with Addition of Aquis Exchange Data

- 'Level 3 Montage' now includes LSE, Chi-X, BATS and AQX order books -

ADVFN (LSE:AFN) is bringing the most comprehensive Level 2 to an even greater number of private investors.

Visitors to global stocks , shares and crypto information website ADVFN ( www.advfn.com ) can access the site's unique Level 3 Montage, which amalgamates the order books of LSE, Chi-X, BATS and now pan-European equities trading venue Aquis Exchange (AQX). Traders and investors can see the entire market in one place with the product revealing the true market depth for London stocks by showing liquidity from four different venues.

Level 2 shows the orders which make up the bid and the offer prices so traders can see how much support there is for the current price and track market makers. More information about Level 2 can be found here: https://images.advfn.com/documents/en/Level2Explained.pdf

"Aquis Exchange is extremely innovative and we are delighted to be able to enrich our exceptional Level 2 offering with its data to further benefit private investors," said Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN. "Equally, we look forward to introducing the Aquis Exchange customer-base to the award-winning ADVFN ecosystem."

Press/media enquiries: Francesca De Franco - francescad@advfnplc.com / 0794 125 3135

For further information please contact:

ADVFN PLC

   Clement Chambers                               clemchambers@advfn.com 

About ADVFN

ADVFN ( www.advfn.com ) is a global stocks , shares and crypto information website providing market-leading financial tools and data to private investors around the world.

Offering real-time share prices, news feeds, charting, portfolio management, monitor lists, financials, data from global stock exchanges, Level 2 and the most active financial bulletin board in the UK (along with many other features), the site is the destination of choice for day traders and retail investors.

Established in the last quarter of 1999, ADVFN ( LSE:AFN ) was floated on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market in March 2000. The site currently has approximately 36 million users worldwide and a billion-page impressions a year.

Originally a UK-based site, the company currently operates in the US, UK, Brazil, Japan and Dubai.

ADVFN has a joint venture in Brazil, a country in which ADVFN has a geographic and language targeted website. This is in addition to its US, French, German, Italian, Canadian, Japanese, Indian, Mexican and Filipino ADVFN financial sites.

In September 2006 ADVFN acquired InvestorsHub.com , a leading online investment community website in the North American market.

ADVFN bought AllIPO, an online IPO trading platform, as well as stock brokerages TSCTrade and Throgmorton Street Capital in July 2009.

In 2013 ADVFN acquired Finance Manila, a key resource in a rapidly growing market economy.

About Aquis Exchange

Aquis Exchange PLC is an exchange services group, which operates a pan-European cash equities trading business (Aquis Exchange) and develops and licenses exchange software to third parties (Aquis Technologies). Aquis Exchange PLC (AQX.L) is quoted on the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

Aquis Exchange is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and France's Autorité des Marchés Financiers to operate Multilateral Trading Facility businesses in the UK and in EU27 respectively.

Aquis operates a lit order book and does not permit aggressive non-client proprietary trading, which has resulted in lower toxicity and signalling risk on Aquis than other trading venues in Europe. According to independent studies, trades on Aquis are less likely to lead to price movement than on other lit markets. Aquis applies a subscription pricing model which works by charging users according to the message traffic they generate, rather than a percentage of the value of each security that they execute. This model can significantly reduce the cost of trading.

For more information, please go to www.aquis.eu

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