Business Internet portal MarketWatch belongs to the Corporation of Dow Jones & Company (it also owns The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s), which is part of media-holding News Corp.
Wednesday, April 25, the company said that in addition to tracking quotes Bitcoin MarketWatch will display the information for Ethereum, XRP, Bitcoin, Cash, Litecoin, Ether Classic, Monero, Dash and zcash for. The web site monitors the price of Bitcoin from 2014.
The new service will demonstrate the real-time quotes for couples from the US dollar and the Euro, while data for the nine cryptocurrency assets will be provided by the exchange Kraken.
“There is no doubt that our readers, as the most active investors in the world, follow the digital currency, and we are pleased to expand the list of monitored 9 crypto currency in both euros and in U.S. dollars using the Kraken” — said in a statement, Dan Ball, General Manager of MarketWatch.
In recent days the Dow Jones Media Group has begun testing its own blockchain, which could translate into increased the company’s interest in the technology of cryptocurrencies.
Last week Dow Jones announced that it is working on launching a web browser focused on privacy, in order to test its blockchain-a platform. Both companies will test the provision of content for digital advertising using the platform agent on the basis of the blockchain, a subsidiary of Dow Jones Media Group Barron’s and MarketWatch will be “performing publishers.”