Online Wealth Mgt

Robo-advisor platform Bambu announces strategic investment led by Franklin Templeton and Wavemaker

Bambu, a B2B robo-advisor platform provider, announces it has completed a funding round led by three new investors. Franklin Templeton Investments, a global leader in asset management, becomes the first strategic investor in Bambu. Wavemaker Partners, one of Singapore’s leading

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Awareness And Consideration Of Robo-Advisors In Singapore

Are you a retail investor? Are you aware of all the investment options available to you in Singapore? What do you know about the new financial innovation called robo-advisory? I posed this exact question to my advanced research paper survey

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Jachin Capital To Offer iAdvisor, its “Live” Online Investing Platform in Singapore

Jachin Capital Pte Ltd, a home-grown independent fund manager, announced last month that it has received a Capital Markets Services Licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore. With the licence, Jachin Capital can now offer its digital investing platform –

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Singapore Financial Watchdog Proposes New Rulings To Facilitate Growth Of Robo-Advisors

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state’s financial watchdog and central bank, has proposed several regulatory changes aimed at boosting the growth of robo-advisors in Singapore and support innovation in financial services. The new proposals were presented in a

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Smartfolios: A new Online Advisory and Investment Platform from Singapore

Smartfolios is a Singapore-based online advisory and investment platform targeted at financial institutions that promises to deliver cheaper, more transparent and more convenient solutions to incumbents. Smartfolios has a simple mission: empower investors to reach their investment goals. Smartfolios’ value proposition is two-fold: on one

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Singapore Consumer Welcomes Robo-Advisor Services

Eight out of ten consumers in Singapore are willing to use robo-advisory services for their banking, insurance and retirement planning, highlighting the growing acceptance of computer-generated advice and services, a survey by Accenture found. Despite rising adoption of robo-advisors, consumers

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First Digital Onboarding in Singapore Robo-Advisor

Crossbridge Capital, an established wealth management firm serving ultra-high net worth investors globally, today announced important updates to its CONNECT by Crossbridge digital platform, Singapore’s first and largest functioning robo-advisor. In another Singapore first for the wealth management industry, CONNECT

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OCBC Bank is First Bank in Southeast Asia to Pilot Robo-Advisory Service

OCBC Bank claims to be the first bank in Southeast Asia to pilot a robo-advisory service. Time starved investors will be able to invest in diversified portfolios of stocks and ETFs, using automated, algorithm based portfolio management advice. The platform

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New Accenture Report Highlights Rising Acceptance of Robo-Advisors

Seven out of ten consumers globally are willing to use robo-advisory services for their banking, insurance and retirement planning, highlighting the rise in acceptance of robo services as well as a significant shift in consumer trends, according to a new

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Miss Kaya Launches Robo-Advisor for Women in Asia

Miss Kaya claims to the first licensed robo–advisor in Singapore (really true?), with Marvelstone Capital as its fund management company. Currently available to high net worth individuals, the plan is to be accessible to retail investors in the near term. Women

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