EBS launches ‘Watch EBS’, a mobile app for the spot FX market
31 March 2014
London and New York, 31 March 2014 – EBS, ICAP's market-leading electronic FX business, announces today that it is launching ‘Watch EBS’, a new mobile application that gives customers an up-to-date overview of the global spot FX market.
The ‘Watch EBS’ mobile app features near real-time spot FX rates from the EBS Market platform, as well as precious metals rates, NDF rates and ICAP forward rates. Watch EBS updates content on a near real-time basis and allows customers to see EBS Market highs and lows, dynamic charts and news from FxWire Pro.
The app can be personalised to align with customer requirements and allows them to create personal portfolios, define their own news feeds, set alerts and build their own menus. The app is now available for the following devices: iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android (phone and tablet) and BlackBerry.
Viral Tolat, Chief Technology Officer of EBS, commented: “EBS Market is widely recognised as the industry leading reference rate. In an ever-changing market, our customers need to remain close to their trades and mobile devices play an important part in facilitating this.
“Following customer interest, we launched Watch EBS to provide enhanced connectivity to the FX markets, allowing them to access research and analysis, dynamic charts and real-time news on-the-go. Our technology offering is critical to EBS as we continue to build and deliver ever more innovative solutions.”
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ICAP’s award-winning EBS business is at the heart of electronic spot FX trading and remains the core source of genuine, executable spot FX liquidity and independent benchmark pricing for professional trading counterparties in all market conditions.
EBS’s platforms deliver reliable, efficient and effective access to spot FX, precious metals and NDF traders globally, in both established and emerging markets, offering optimal price discovery and execution, and support a wide range of FX trading strategies, as well as API and manual trading. For more information, go to www.ebs.com
ICAP is the world's leading interdealer broker and provider of post trade risk and information services. The Group matches buyers and sellers in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks. Through our post trade risk and information services we help our customers manage and mitigate risks in their portfolios. For more information go to www.icap.com.