Settrade.com Co., Ltd. rolls out a new version of its "Settrade Streaming for iPhone" trading application for iPhone 5 today, the same date as the official launch of iPhone 5 by True Corporation.
This underlines Settrade's position as a leader of securities and derivative real-time trading application provider.
After the previous version successfully became Thailand's most-downloaded securities and derivatives trading application, the new version is developed for iPhone 5 by adding data for investment decisions and functions to enable more convenient trading, said Pakorn Peetathawatchai, Director, Settrade.com Co., Ltd.
"Internet trading has grown rapidly since the iPhone and iPad were launched. So far this year, securities trading via the Internet has accounted for 50 percent of the total trading value of retail investors. The number of trades via mobile phones has also expanded quickly, with such trades accounting for 5.25 percent of Internet trading value, up from 3.35 percent last year.
Most mobile phone trading is run through the iPhone and iPad," Pakorn said. He added that the "Settrade Streaming for iPhone" application was first launched in 2009, followed by the launch of the application for iPad in 2011. Thus, Settrade Streaming has become the most widely used securities and derivatives trading application until the present.
The design of "Settrade Streaming for iPhone" has been changed for the iPhone 5, enabling investors to monitor real-time data on a full screen. There is also new function, "Historical Chart", to help forecast prices based on the past year's worth of prices, and use the Smart Numeric Keyboard to facilitate trading more efficiently. SET Index information is now on every real-time screen, enabling investors to monitor their investment closely. Investors using iOS 4.3 and up can download "Settrade Streaming for iPhone" via the App Store from today. For additional details, please go to at