Retail forex broker Alpari has just announced the launch of an Android forex trading app, now available as a free download in Google Play marketplace, according to a corporate statement.

Alpari Mobile application launched for iOS devices earlier this year, offering users a comprehensive overview of their portfolio and a variety of trading tools. The company has been planning an Android app following successful launch of iOS solution, and now the app’s release has finally arrived.

Alpari Mobile on Android is just simple and user-friendly as its iOS incarnation. With the new app, traders get Alpari’s forex trading experience plus the flexibility and freedom of the Android mobile operating system.

Alpari’s Android forex app includes several features that allow traders to sign into myAlpari portal, open and top up accounts, receive up-to-date information for market analysis and use other services via push notifications.

Android is supported by a variety of manufacturers and wireless networks, giving customers a wider choice of mobile devices, carriers, and price points.

Providing mobile trading solutions to retail FX traders has become crucial to expanding client and deposit base since all industry surveys show that a substantial chunk of traders already follow markets or make trades through mobile devices.

Recent reports from major players in the sector also confirm that mobile trading share is growing faster and there is no end in sight. Trading figures from Plus500 had outrun expectations in this regard to such a degree that 74 percent of its total revenues were incoming via mobile trading.