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Robo Advisors to Land on Malaysian Shores in 2018

In a press conference today at the sidelines of the SCxSC Digital Finance Conference 2017, Tan Sri Ranjit Singh the Chairman of the Securities Commission of Malaysia announced that the first licenses for the Digital Investment Framework Management will be issued

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Vietnam Welcomes First Robo-Advisor Platform

Vietnamese fintech startup Finhay is targeting the country’s millennials with a new robo-advisor service that lets customers invest in top mutual funds in Vietnam starting with as little as 50,000 VND (US$2.6). Finhay provides a platform connecting mutual funds with

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Secretive Startup Tests Wealthtech Product in Singapore Fintech Regulatory Sandbox

Did you know that next to PolicyPal there is one more Fintech Startup in the MAS Singapore Fintech Sandbox? A secretive fintech startup is currently experimenting with a wealthtech product in the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Fintech Regulatory Sandbox.

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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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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 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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Fintech Singapore Startup of The Month: Bento, Asia’s First Bionic Advisor

Bento, a company of Mesitis Capital, is a bionic investment advisor that merges algorithm-powered asset allocation models with a human touch that promises better portfolio performance, productivity and user experience for a fraction of the cost of a traditional human-only

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Robo-Advisors Poised to Take Off in Singapore and Hong Kong

Automated investing services, also known as robo-advisors, are growing rapidly as they seek to provide customers with low-cost portfolios designed accordingly to each investor’s risk tolerance. According to Cerulli Associates, a financial services research firm, assets under management of robo-advisors

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Asia’s First Robo-Advisor Mobile App Chloe To Launch in Hong Kong

8 Securities, a leading fintech firm in Asia, today announced the upcoming launch of Asia’s first robo-advisor mobile app Chloe in Hong Kong. The minimum investment amount with Chloe will be under HK$1,000. In addition, customers will have the freedom

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Robo-Advisory Services in Asia

Automated advisory platforms, also known as robo-advisors, have already caused a stir in the US and the UK, and are now winning market share in Asia. These digital platforms offer online, customized investment advice and portfolio constitution, most of the

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