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					Religare Hichens Harrison races ahead with its global ambitions
Launches online trading platform in association with NTT Europe Online

London, 16 March 2009 – Religare Hichens Harrison (RHH) launched its CFD (Contracts for difference) and spread-betting online trading services on www.hh1803.com <http://www.hh1803.com/> in association with NTT Europe Online, a leading managed hosting provider. The online foray of RHH is a result of its ambition to reach out to wider audiences globally and expand its products and services online. NTT Europe was chosen by RHH following a multi agency pitch. According to Mr. Chris Cheverall, Head of Margin Products of RHH, “With NTT Europe’s tried and tested expertise in platform hosting services we can now seamlessly offer our services over the web. The site is remarkably fast, secure and reliable. Creating a superlative online trading platform is a critical piece of our overall business strategy and the feedback we have received so far form some of the users has been very positive.” Damian Skendrovic, Regional Director of NTT Europe Online said, www.hh1803.com <http://www.hh1803.com/> is an excellent example of how the internet assists companies with traditional business models, innovate and create exciting and new opportunities. RHH has taken the right approach by using an ISO27001 which certifies the hosting platform and bases the technology around the principles of low latency and high reliability. The NTT Europe Online Team has worked closely with RHH to develop a platform which is adaptable and immensely scalable.” About Religare Hichens Harrison Religare Hichens, Harrison plc. (RHH) is a part of Religare Enterprises Limited (REL) – a leading integrated financial services group out of India. Hichens, Harrison & Co plc which was London’s oldest independent broking and investment firm was acquired by Religare last year, and was subsequently rechristened as Religare Hichens, Harrison plc. (RHH) The vision is to establish RHH as a globally scalable business of excellence. RHH intends to introduce an improved array of investment products backed by innovation and broaden its reach across several other geographies. RHH is an authorized and regulated broker for companies traded on the AIM Market, a PLUS Markets member broker-dealer, a PLUS Markets member corporate adviser and a member of the Dubai International Financial Exchange. Currently, the principal areas of activity for RHH are - private client stock broking, institutional broking and sales, corporate broking, corporate finance and contracts for difference. For more details visit www.religarehh.com <http://www.religarehh.com/>

About NTT Europe Online NTT Europe Online provides managed hosting, security and application management services to businesses globally. These services provide the reliability, availability, security and scalability needed to underpin business success online. NTT Europe Online is certified to ISO27001 for Information Security Management and, as part of NTT Communications, has the global reach and scale to support businesses of all sizes. NTT Communications is the global data and IP services arm of the Fortune Global 500 telecom leader, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (NTT). For further information visit www.ntteuropeonline.com <http://www.ntteuropeonline.com/>

For Further Information, Please Contact: Mr. Subhrangshu Neogi Director- Brand & Corporate Communications Email: subhrangshu.neogi@religare.in Contact number: T :+91 120 6796165 M :+91 9910993925

Religare Enterprises Limited proposes, subject to receipt of requisite approvals, market conditions and other considerations, to make a rights issue of its equity shares to its existing shareholders and further proposes to file a draft letter of offer with the Securities and Exchange Board of India.


				
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