Moneycontrol launches NewsCenter

Mumbai : Asia’s largest and the world’s second largest financial and business portal , on Wednesday completed 10 years of powering personal wealth .

The 10th year anniversary will be marked by a host of celebratory activities online. Keki Mistry, Anand Mahindra, Ramesh Damani and Mohandas Pai have confirmed their participation as Guest Editors on the site the month-long celebration. In addition, a host of thought leaders will share their vision online: Shashi Tharoor, Sam Pitroda, Kumaramangalam Birla, Ajay Piramal, Ashu Suyash, Kishore Biyani, Capt Gopinath, Subroto Bagchi, Uday Kotak, NR Narayanmurthy, Harsh Mariwala, Ridham Desai, Shankhar Sharma, Sunil Singhania, Samir Arora, Anand Tandon, Rama Bijapurkar, Dr Ajay Shah, Pronab Sen, Arvind Virmani and Steve Forbes.

Additionally, in keeping with its aim of arming the common man with financial tools and know-how to power his personal wealth creation, Moneycontrol has announced the strategic partnership with Intuit Inc. on its site. This partnership will soon bring to Moneycontrol users, the Intuit Money Manager, an innovative personal finance tool that offers consumers a smarter way to plan, track and grow their money for the future. This will power Moneycontrol’s very popular Portfolio

Furthermore, Moneycontrol will launch its new news offering – The Newscenter – which aims to take the portal to the next level in terms of news coverage. It provides a rich mix of content from Moneycontrol partners (Forbes India, magazines from the Infomedia18 stable such as Entrepreneur, Overdrive, Chip etc, and Newswire18), giving a more wholesome coverage of business news, including softer aspects of business like leadership, management, corporate lifestyle etc.

On this landmark occasion, Surya Mantha, CEO, Web18 commented “We at Web18 and Moneycontrol are proud to have armed people with accurate information and expert insight, enabling each individual to manage his wealth better. It marks ten years of Moneycontrol being a pro active catalyst, democratizing personal wealth.”

With enhanced news coverage and power tools such as Portfolio, and an extremely sticky and loyal user base, Moneycontrol boasts of about 380 million page views every month, 5.7 million users and 3.1 million registered users seeking information and guidance for all their financial needs and queries. This end-to-end financial vertical offers real time coverage of all the market movements, key expert insights and the intrinsic dynamics between the various market participants.

Commenting on the occasion, Umang Bedi, Managing Director, Intuit India – Global Business Division, said, “We congratulate Moneycontrol on completing 10 glorious years of powering wealth in India and are excited to be embarking on a partnership journey together. Our shared goal of enabling consumers to save and make more money through information and financial solutions made the partnership a natural decision. Through our connection, we aim to provide our customers a 360 view of their financial lives – present and future.”

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