Wealthtech

Financial Institutions Jump at APAC’s US$32 Billion Embedded Wealth Opportunity

In Asia-Pacific (APAC), embedded wealth is a US$32 billion opportunity per annum which financial institutions are eager to tap into. These are actively exploring the possibility to embed wealth services into third-party e-commerce and travel platforms to improve their revenue

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NTUC Income Launches Micro Investment-Linked Plan On SNACK App

NTUC Income, an insurance cooperative in Singapore, announced that it has launched a micro investment-linked plan (ILP) on the SNACK by Income mobile app. Touted to be an industry-first, SNACK Investment adopts a stackable approach that allows consumers to build

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MAS, SEC Thailand Boosts Cross-Border Investment With Stock Markets’ Linkage

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has joined forces with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand to enhance connectivity between the two markets for increased cross-border investment opportunities for investors. The regulators announced the launch of the Thailand-Singapore Depositary

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Swiss Wealthtech vestr Partners Julius Baer to Drive Singapore Expansion Plans

vestr, a Swiss platform that digitises the life-cycle management of actively managed investment products, has expanded to Singapore following a partnership with Julius Baer though F10’s fintech incubator programme. vestr Pte Ltd, the Singapore branch of vestr, was awarded the

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Robo Advisor StashAway Makes Its Thailand Debut

Southeast Asian digital wealth manager StashAway is now available to Thailand residents and is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to central bank data, people in Thailand are increasingly investing in overseas assets. However, investors in Thailand

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Consistent, High-Quality and Self-Verifiable Financial Advice for Everyone, Anywhere and Anytime

The effects of COVID-19 global pandemic can be seen in the change of finances for many. Prolonged loss of income, heightened awareness of the need for health insurance and begrudged acceptance of the changed landscape of life milestones such as

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How Capital Markets are Currently Undergoing a Digital Overhaul

Advances in technologies, including distributed ledger technology (DLT), artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), big data analytics and cloud computing are transforming the lifecycle of securities, increasing efficiency and automation as well as bringing better transparency. Over the past year, incumbent banks

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4 Emerging Wealthtech Use Cases in Singapore

Wealthtech, has been exhibiting robust growth in Singapore over the past few years. According to a recent KPMG report, Singapore has been leading the Asia Pacific (APAC) market in terms of wealth management owing to its advanced infrastructure and sophisticated

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Prudential Makes Financial Push With New Wealth Offerings in Its Pulse App

Prudential Singapore has rolled out new wealth solutions on its health and wellness app Pulse by Prudential to make it simpler for everyone to begin their financial planning journey. The insurer will first launch the wealth solutions in Singapore with

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How Innovation and Technology Are Leading the Way for Client-Centric Banks

Instant acknowledgements, quick processing, and personalised experiences – customers’ expectations in Asia have risen along with these developments with how financial businesses are operating and serving their clients. For many traditional incumbent banks and financial businesses, navigating this challenging landscape

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