Livemint.com , online edition of Mint, India’s fastest growing business newspaper has announced the launch of Marketinfo .This section has made Livemint.com indispensable to wealth planners.
MarketInfo tracks the stock markets, mutual fund schemes, company results, industry performance, initial public offerings, and activities of international and other financial institutions … as well as movements in international markets. Live movements can be tracked as also historical data.
The Livemint data-bank offers details on over 5400 company listings, 3500 mutual fund schemes, derivatives and all the initial public offerings (IPOs) since 2001. The comprehensive coverage included – company reports, product profiles, shareholding pattern, company history, profiles of key executives, among others – makes it a virtual online guru on everything to do with corporate and market essentials.
The tracking of intra-day technical movements in stocks is backed by company announcements and industry developments, allowing for informed decisions by investors. The presentation of data is tailored to the non-technical specialist. Graphics and charts make for easy assimilation of data. By juxtaposing market information with industry and corporate news, Livemint MarketInfo offers an opportunity to better understand market movements. Demystifying complex instruments with straight-forward simplicity, it is fast becoming part of the staple for the market watcher.
On the other hand, the expert analyst will profit from the historical information available, the rich database of corporate and industry databases making for more valuable analyses. Quarterly results, top volumes traded and prices commanded, FII activities and other details add to the information base analysts require.
“It’s a rich lode of information for professional analysts as well as investors,” says Mint Publisher & Business Head Rajan Bhalla,, “not simply because of the extensive and in-depth databases available in the MarketInfo service, but also because the context is so clearly mapped out, both in terms of historical data and the industry and corporate data listed.”
Available free to all market watchers, the web-based service on Livemint.com adds to the site’s other offerings – coverage on business and politics, money matters, corporate news, and expert comments by columnists, among others.