Barclays has launched an iPad app for institutional clients to access its research, data and analytics.
The app, which is available from the Apple App Store, is integrated with clients’ existing Barclays Live profiles.
"Clients are looking for the content that is most relevant to their investment decisions," Larry Kantor, head of research, said. "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."
Key features of the app include interactive tiles that allow clients to organise a dashboard of content based on asset classes, securities, currencies and analysts. They are also allowed to watch content without subscribing to it, and save content for easy access in the future.
Users can also access their workbook folders and store content for offline access, including real-time FX prices as well as popular analytic tools from Barclays Live, including CHART, Credit Center and TRENDS Ability.
Meanwhile, Daiwa Securities Group and Sanford C. Bernstein’s UK business have signed a strategic agreement to distribute Bernstein European equity research to Japanese institutional investors.
The Agreement follows efforts by Daiwa Securities Group across Asia to improve its clients’ access to financial markets.
“Bernstein has built a highly regarded institutional equity franchise in Europe hallmarked by unbiased in-depth equity research advice,” Takashi Hibino, president and CEO, Daiwa Securities Group, said. “Today’s agreement enables Daiwa to provide our Japanese institutional investor clients with European research expertise in addition to our existing Japanese and Asian research products. By adding this component we are now well positioned to offer timely business opportunities to our clients looking to tap the recovery of the European economy.”