With the new app, customers can also access their Fidelity account information and watch lists; stay updated on domestic and world markets via up-to-the-minute news; receive real-time quotes; and compare the performance of multiple stocks all on one screen with interactive charting capabilities.
According to the announcement, the Fidelity app is one more way to take advantage of the new $7.95 online U.S. equity commissions announced earlier this month, and customers using the new app can trade with free commissions 25 broad domestic equity, international and fixed income iShares ETFs.
“At Fidelity, we recognize the growing popularity of the iPhone and iPod touch, and in fact, nearly half of the customers using our current mobile trading application, Fidelity Mobile, log in from an iPhone,” said James C. Burton, president of Fidelity’s retail brokerage business, in a press release. “Our new app takes full advantage of the revolutionary technologies of iPhone and iPod Touch to allow us to deliver powerful trading and account management services in a very user friendly format.”
The new mobile app is available starting today via a free download from the App Store on the iPhone and iPod touch, or at http://www.itunes.com/appstore.