RIL, Yes Bank and Wipro are the Three Most Followed Stocks of 2018 on BQ WhatsApp Service

• Bloomberg | Quint WhatsApp service has over 3.5 lakh subscribers in just 8 months 

BQ WhatsApp Service, a business news service offering customised news and stock updates, reports that about 9% of their user base has subscribed to stock notifications of Reliance Industries Limited.

Yes Bank Limited was the second most followed stock, with 7.6% of the user base signing up for the notifications. Wipro Limited was ranked third with 6.5% tracking the company, followed closely by Tata Consultancy Services, with 6.4%. Tata Motors Limited rounded out the top five, with 5.9% of BQ’s total WhatsApp subscribers opting for stock alerts.

Inputs collected by BQ WhatsApp, using the stock-bot feature, helps users seek the latest stock market metrics within a few seconds. This provides them with access to the latest stock updates tailored to their requirements. The latest innovation in this space is the personalised ‘Stock Watchlist’ on BQ WhatsApp, wherein a user can add up to 10 stocks and set up to 3 daily alerts of their choice, at a given time. According to internal research conducted by BQ, over 56% of users consume news on Bloomberg|Quint via BQ WhatsApp. 49% users find the BQ WhatsApp News Service more useful as compared to other platforms that are used to disseminate news.

The top 10 most tracked stocks in 2018 according to BQ WhatsApp service are as follows :

    Stock Number               Company Name                        Percentage of Users
       500325                     Reliance Industries Limited                 8.5%
       532648                     Yes Bank Limited                                 7.6%
       507685                     Wipro Limited                                       6.5%
       532540                     Tata Consultancy Services Limited    6.4%
       500570                     Tata Motors Limited                             5.9%
       500209                     Infosys Ltd                                             5.7%
       500112                     State Bank of India                               4.5%
       500180                     HDFC Bank Limited                            4.0%
       500875                     ITC Ltd                                                   3.9%
       532500                     Maruti Suzuki India Ltd                         3.3%

22% of BQ WhatsApp users have subscribed to the upper limit of 10 stocks 

About BQ WhatsApp Service :  BQ WhatsApp Service provides high-quality business and financial news and insights to India’s decision-makers, executives and entrepreneurs. Its content spans focussed and in-depth business and markets news, global economics, key policy updates, which impact business, technology and more.

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