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Sunday, boom.com Initiate Wireless Trading in Hong Kong

Mobile communications service operator Sunday and HK-based online stock trader boom.com this week launched a wireless online stock trading service known as Mobile Trader.

The Mobile Trader service allows Sunday and boom.com clients to trade stock on-line by using their Sunday mobile phone handset.

The service is designed to offer wireless access to real-time stock quotes, allowing users to play the market via their mobile phones.

Company officials say that to use the service, a user must be both a boom.com member and a Sunday subscriber, and must obtain a Java-enabled SIM card from Sunday with the boom.com feature downloaded.

boom.com is a licensed securities dealer under the Securities Ordinance of Hong Kong.

It is offering clients services to buy and sell Hong Kong and U.S .securities over the Internet in either Chinese or English. The Web site also provides financial news, stock quotes and charts.

boom.com plans to extend the service to include China and Singapore stocks.