Barclays launches Barclays Live app for iPad

Barclays has announced the launch of its Barclays Live app for iPad devices, the app will provide Barclays’ institutional clients with access to the firm’s research, data and analytics in a personalized manner. The app will be seamlessly integrated with clients’ existing Barclays Live profile.

“Clients are looking for the content that is most relevant to their investment decisions,” said Larry Kantor, Head of Research. Barclays Live for iPad allows clients to access the content they want, when they want it, by delivering market intelligence that is tailored to their specific needs.”

“The quality of mobile apps in the consumer space has raised the bar for enterprise apps,” said Valerie Monchi, Head of Research Operations. “Barclays Live for iPad re-invents the way clients access content. The app’s unique look and feel, and customization options, will help clients to cut through the information deluge.”

Features of the new app include:

  • Interactive tiles – which will enable clients to organize a dashboard of content based on the asset classes, securities, currencies and analysts that are of interest to them.
  • A Watchlist – this will allow clients to ‘watch’ content without subscribing to it.
  • A Workbook – that will allow clients to save their favourite content for easy access in the future.
  • Seamless synchronization with Barclays Live on the desktop – clients can view their tiles on the Watchlist and access their folders in the Workbook Annotating and storing content for offline access.
  • ‘Live’ content – which includes real-time FX prices from BARX.
  • Financial forecasts from Barclays’ fundamental analysts on more than 2,500 companies under coverage.
  • Access to market data across rates, securitized products, credit and Barclays’ indices, as well as popular analytic tools from Barclays Live, including Chart, Credit Center and Trends.
  • Ability to receive messages from Barclays’ analysts and sales teams and create daily summary emails with desired content.

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