Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Revamped Stockwatch An Immediate Hit

MEDIACOM-RELEASE-WILSON-&-HORTON-INTERAC

REVAMPED STOCKWATCH AN IMMEDIATE HIT

Share market investors around the country have been quick to take advantage of two powerful new features of the award-winning StockWatch web site at (www.stockwatch.co.nz). * StockWatch now provides data from the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in addition to its well-known NZSE service. * Investors can now use StockWatch to trade NZSE shares online.

Within a few hours of their unveiling late yesterday, the new services were proving to be a hit.

"We're receiving subscriptions at an extremely fast rate and have already had an impressive uptake to the online trading service," said Chantal Dunbar, General Manager of Wilson & Horton Interactive, which operates StockWatch. Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) market information

Investors can now use StockWatch to obtain:

* ASX Real Time Quotes

* ASX Market Depth -- a summary of the latest bids and offers

* ASX Charts

* ASX Announcements

* ASX E-Alerts -- an automated e-mail service that notifies an

investor when a stock trades at a given price, the buy or sell

prices change by a specified amount, or even when a company

makes an announcement to the market StockWatch also enables

investors to integrate their ASX and NZSE shares in personal

online portfolios, with share values expressed in NZ dollars.

There is an online forum for each stock, so investors can share tips, or discuss market movements with each other, creating a community of like-minded investors.

All these services are covered by an annual subscription fee of just $47.40.

Online Trading

Using QuickTrade, investors can now trade shares NZSE shares online. StockWatch plans to add trading of ASX shares in within a couple of months.

QuickTrade services enable investors to:

* Buy and sell NZSE listed securities

* Place "market" or "limit" orders

* Alter or cancel orders that have not traded yet

* Get automated reports on the progress of each order

* Keep records of open orders and the investor's entire order

history

* Obtain real time prices, price charts and company announcements

* Receive personal portfolio updates for each completed trade

* Speak with a "real human" broker during normal business hours

QuickTrade transactions cost from $29 per completed trade (for trades under $NZ10,000).

"The online sharemarket community is growing every hour around the world, and the team at Wilson and Horton Digital saw the huge advantage of bringing all of these services into one site," Dunbar said.

StockWatch makes it easier to understand the sharemarket, providing information to the user in an easy-to-navigate environment.

"We're making it simpler for the investor to monitor their stock portfolio, giving them all the information they require before deciding whether to make an online trade," said Dunbar.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>

ALSO:

Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

Earlier:

Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

ALSO:

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Half A Billion Accounts, Including Xtra: Yahoo Confirms Huge Data Breach

The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. More>>

ALSO:

Rural Branches: Westpac To Close 19 Branches, ANZ Looks At 7

Westpac confirms it will close nineteen branches across the country; ANZ closes its Ngaruawahia branch and is consulting on plans to close six more branches; The bank workers union says many of its members are nervous about their futures and asking ... More>>

Interest Rates: RBNZ's Wheeler Keeps OCR At 2%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 2 percent and said more easing will be needed to get inflation back within the target band. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news