The free stock news portal, Yahoo Finance, has recently added four new cryptocurrency-based features, as reported in a blog post.
In 2017, Yahoo Finance, integrated over 100 cryptocurrency quotes pages across all websites, giving followers a unique experience of tracking their favorite digital coins.
“We’ve added over 100 cryptocurrency quote pages to Yahoo Finance across all platforms globally. From Ethereum to Zcash, these pages will include all of the powerful insights you’ve come to expect from Yahoo Finance, and more – profile information, historical data, coins outstanding, market cap, and data on currency pairs – provided by our partners at CryptoCompare. We’ve also partnered with CoinDesk for our curated content stream, in addition to our own original editorial, to serve up the latest news and information on each particular currency,” reported Yahoo on 30th November 2017.
4 new crypto trading options are available on the iOS mobile app
On 30 August, Yahoo Finance announced it is adding four cryptocurrency-based trading options. According to it, those using the iOS mobile app issued by the news portal have the ability to trade the following digital assets: Bitcoin BTC, Ethereum ETH, Litecoin LTC, and Dogecoin DOGE.
“Yahoo Finance is now allowing users to act on that information, and trade cryptocurrency directly through its platform. The new feature, launched this week on the iOS app, allows users to buy and sell a variety of cryptocurrencies by linking their account – via an integration with our partners at TradeIt – including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Dogecoin. Android, desktop and mobile web are coming soon,” states the blog post.
The announcement was complemented by several Tweets from crypto personalities, such as Charlie Lee, Litecoin founder.
— Charlie Lee [LTC⚡] (@SatoshiLite) August 29, 2018
Currently, the features are only available on the iOS operating system, with an extension to Android, desktop and mobile web platforms coming in the near future.
Yahoo Finance was involved for the first time in cryptocurrency activities – Bitcoin stock data, in 2014, with hundreds of coins added last year as abovementioned.
“As the leading provider of financial data, insights, and editorial content, we are constantly looking for ways to better serve audiences on the Yahoo Finance platform,” explained Joanna Lambert, General Manager of Finance & Tech at Oath.