‘Overwhelming’ Demand Leads Singaporean Financial Markets Monitoring Startup to Add Bitcoin

Call Levels, a Singaporean startup providing real-time financial monitoring and notification service on the mobile cloud, has added bitcoin prices from itBit following “overwhelming request from users.”

“We’ve had numerous requests from people who are still holding on to bitcoins,” Cynthia Siantar, co-founder of Call Levels, said. “The moment they saw Call Levels’ offering for its existing users who typically trade stocks, forex or futures, they wanted the same for bitcoin.”

Call Levels, which refers to an industry term that means “call me when the price hits a certain price,” currently covers more than 5,000 assets, including US equities, Forex and Futures, and aims to provide quality feeds directly from exchanges.

For bitcoin pricing data, Call Levels picked itBit, a global bitcoin exchange and the very first to be approved as New York State Trust company, following the lead of Bloomberg.

“Bloomberg also started tracking bitcoin pricing data from itBit on its terminals that have more than 320,000 subscribers,” the company said.

Sharing her views on bitcoin and the blockchain technology, Siantar told CoinTelegraph:

“I think the blockchain technology is very interesting and there is a lot of potential for it. But the crytocurrency used doesn’t have to

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