China Finance Online Co. Limited (NASDAQ GS: JRJC), a web-based financial services company that provides Chinese retail investors with fintech-powered online access to securities trading services, wealth management products, securities investment advisory services, as well as financial database and analytics services to institutional customers, announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with global news and data business, Dow Jones.
China Finance Online reported that under the new agreement, Dow Jones will provide the Chinese fintech with access to a sub-set of its Chinese language newswire service, which will include market commentary and spot news in Chinese. The two parties will work together to better serve the huge financial information and data market in China.
“This partnership will combine global economic data alongside financial news and information expertise from Dow Jones with China Finance Online’s domestic market-leading data and audience engagement to bring timely, quality and professional capital market information and intelligence to Chinese investment and business audiences.”
Speaking about the partnership, Zhiwei Zhao, Chairman and CEO of China Finance Online, stated:
“This marks a significant partnership as well as a strong endorsement of our philosophy that technology and data-driven knowledge will enable financial services and investors on their quest for excellence and success.”
Christopher Ellis, Head of Partnerships and Licensing of Asia Pacific at Dow Jones, added:
“China Finance Online already offers its customers market-leading financial news content and data solutions. I am confident that through our partnership, we will be able to further elevate the quality of financial news and information that Chinese customers will now be able to access and help to drive business decision making and innovation in China.”