J.P. Morgan Asset Management launches iPhone and iPad apps in Hong Kong

Mar 29, 2011

J.P. Morgan Asset Management announced the launch of the J.P. Morgan FundWatch apps for iPhone and iPad

Hong Kong, 29 March 2011: J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) today announced the launch of the J.P. Morgan FundWatch apps for iPhone and iPad. These new applications offer investors mobile access to keep abreast of up-to-date information about JPMAM funds and the markets.  Available for free download in Hong Kong App Store through search keyword “jpmorgan fundwatch”, these are the first apps of their kind amongst fund houses in Hong Kong.

Sharing the same functionalities and features, the FundWatch apps for iPhone and iPad are available in English and Traditional Chinese language interfaces.  The FundWatch apps allow users to:

  • View daily fund prices and the latest fund reports 
  • Track top-performing funds 
  • Create a personalized watch list to keep track of favourite funds 
  • Access up-to-date market information and commentary 
  • Watch J.P. Morgan Fund-cast videos 
  • Share information on Facebook and via e-mail from the app 
  • Contact the JPMAM team 

“With the J.P. Morgan FundWatch applications, we are providing local investors an easy-to-use tool to keep track of our funds and latest market information beyond the traditional channels,” said Terry Pan, Head of Hong Kong Business at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.  “It is our goal to empower our clients and investors with easily accessible up-to-date information in this digital age.  As the first fund house in Hong Kong to launch iPhone and iPad apps, we continue to stand out in the local market with innovation and commitment to providing outstanding investor services,” he added.

To celebrate the launch, a quiz will be held from 30 March 2011 to 30 April 2011, in which a participant who correctly answers a simple question will have the chance to win an iPad.  For more details, please visit: http://www.jpmorganam.com.hk/JFAsset/web/promotionsFile/iphone_ipad/

Features of the apps
The iPhone and iPad apps provide investors with mobile access to up-to-date fund prices, fund performances and reports, top fund ranking, J.P. Morgan Fund-cast videos, as well as market news and commentary.

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Users can access the most updated fund prices, performances and reports, and track the top-performing funds ranked by different time periods – all supported by user-friendly search functions.

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Users can also watch and share J.P. Morgan Fund-cast videos of interviews with fund managers and investment professionals.

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The latest market news and commentary is also available in addition to market insights.

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For further information please contact:
Daniel Chui, Head of Investor Communications  
Telephone: (852) 2800 2874    
Email: daniel.wc.chui@jpmorgan.com  

Harriet Ngan, Internal & Media Communications
Telephone: (852) 2800 2776
Email: harriet.hy.ngan@jpmorgan.com

Issued by JPMorgan Funds (Asia) Limited

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Notes to Editors

J.P. Morgan Asset Management (“JPMAM”) is the brand name of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co’s asset management companies.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is a global asset management leader providing world-class investment solutions to clients. With almost US$1.3 trillion in assets under management (the Asset Management client funds of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. as at 31 December 2010) and offices in 41 locations around the world, J.P. Morgan Asset Management offers global coverage with a strong local market presence, and leadership positions in most asset classes.

Commitment to Hong Kong
JPMAM’s investment management business in Asia has remained headquartered in Hong Kong for more than three decades and today has over 500 employees based in this location. JPMAM and its investment arm - JF Asset Management - are one of the largest local investment managers in Hong Kong with over US$96 billion (31 December 2010) of funds managed across the Asia Pacific region.

As part of a major global investment group, we are committed to providing specialist teams with the resources needed to deliver successful products and performance to our clients. The Hong Kong-based Pacific Regional Group, together with the local presence of the Global Portfolios Group, forms the core of JPMAM’s investment management operations. In addition to the knowledge and experience of our individual investment professionals, the stability of the team has enabled JPMAM to develop strong relationships with local clients.

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To learn more about this business, please visit J.P. Morgan Asset Management's Hong Kong Web site.

 
 

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