HELLERUP, Denmark, February 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saxo Bank, the multi-asset online trading and investment specialist, has upgraded its trading app SaxoTrader for iPhone® and iPad® with the introduction of a custom trading keypad and additional charting capabilities. The custom trading keypad makes it more efficient for clients to place trades and manage open orders and positions. The keypad also includes a dropdown menu to select quick amounts that clients can define. The charting capabilities for the app have been enhanced with full screen charts and a period selector, capable of being locked to periods while utilising pinch-to-zoom functionality. Jesper Brigsted Laursen, Product Manager for mobile trading applications at Saxo Bank, says: "Much of Saxo Bank's development has been driven by the need to differentiate ourselves as a bank specialising in trading and investments with a clear customer focus. Today, it is more important than ever for Saxo Bank to stay ahead of the curve and distinguish ourselves from other mobile platforms in the market. The improvements to our app ensure that our clients have fast, easy and convenient access to the financial markets - meaning that they can trade virtually anytime, anywhere. In highly volatile market conditions, accuracy and speed are vital when placing trades or managing positions. Saxo Bank is dedicated to making the trading experience on iPhone® and iPad® as easy as possible for our clients." The new features will be introduced on Monday, 25 February, 2013. SaxoTrader for iPhone® and iPad® provides a wealth of free financial market content such as news, analysis, video blogs, commentary, research, financial calendar, quotes and charts on more than 13,000 instruments. Users can also sign up for a free trial directly from the app and trade on the markets for 20 days using a simulated account. Existing clients of Saxo Bank can use the trading app section to view their account status, place or cancel orders and trade all Saxo Bank's products.