Moneycontrol.com, owned by Web18 Software Services, has announced the launch of ‘Markets on Mobile’, a service that will offer news, markets statistics, indices, portfolios, detailed listings of stocks and watchlist through GPRS, irrespective of the telecom operator.
Speaking about the initiative, Surya Mantha, CEO, Web 18 Software Services, said, “Moneycontrol.com is the undisputed leader in the online financial news, information, tools and community space. Extending our award-winning service and leadership to the mobile screen is the logical next step for us. With ‘Markets on Mobile’, we’ve brought the same information, tools and applications to users’ mobile phones. This is in line with Web18’s vision to become a leader in the mobile content and application space.”
It is claimed that ‘Markets on Mobile’ is the first application that provides such a rich array of financial services to users on GPRS mobiles.
“With the growing consumer demand, and moreover, with Internet now being accessed more and more by people on their mobile, Moneycontrol.com felt the need to have its presence even on mobile phones and help investors stay in touch even on the go,” added Mantha.