ICICIdirect launches learning app to help customers familiarize with investment

ICICIdirect iLearn app contains 550+ content pieces on financial products, investment tools, market developments etc.

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Team Careers360 | Jun 29, 2022 - 12:32 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: ICICI Securities (I-Sec), which operates ICICIdirect, a digital platform for various financial services, today launched a learning app for investors called ‘ICICIdirect iLearn’. The app will provide customers with easy access to learning content curated around several financial products and market topics. This will equip customers with the robust knowledge required to better assist them in their investment journey.

‘ICICIdirect iLearn’ app aims to familiarize investors with the knowledge on financial or investment tools by including both, standard and contemporary content, catering to the needs of beginners as well as evolved investors. The app currently hosts more than 550 plus content pieces across various sections. The content will be updated on regular intervals on different topics including current market developments.

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The examples and analogies given on the app would simplify complex financial concepts and enhance the users’ investment awareness, thus building their confidence and helping them make informed decisions about investing their money.

ICICIdirect's learning app

The app is available in Android as well as iOS systems and has content from ICICIdirect’s inhouse as well as reputed third party content creators. Over the coming months and quarters, the content, which is multimedia in nature, would cover all aspects of investing, protection as well as loans.

“In a country like India where more people are gradually transitioning towards investment in the markets, a major proportion of them are still unfamiliar with the nitty-gritty of financial or investment tools,” read an official statement from ICICIdirect.

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Commenting on the launch, Vishal Gulechha, Head – Retail Equity, ICICIdirect, said, “For decades now, ICICI direct has been imparting financial knowledge to Indian investors through various awareness programmes in a physical format. As the world moves towards digitalisation, we are happy to launch ‘ICICIdirect iLearn’ which is aimed at providing investors with well-researched and simplified content curated by our experts to help them make informed investment decisions. This content will be updated on a regular basis, providing the investors with fresh perspective.”

“We also plan to introduce ‘iCommunity’ on the platform soon that will enable an opportunity of learning through fellow investors. With our constant efforts to reach out to a larger audience and educate them on the importance of financial literacy, we hope that ICICIdirect iLearn will empower investors plan and achieve their desired goals,” he further added.

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