BOSTON — Brown & Co., the deep-discount brokerage unit of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., has added a service to its Web site that give investors real-time updates on news that could affect markets.

The firm’s clients now get alerts on analyst’s recommendations, news briefs, stock splits, and dividends or earnings announcements, the company said on Monday.

San Francisco-based Xigo Inc created the technology for the service.

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