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DBS launches robo-investment platform to woo non-investors – The Business Times

DBS launches robo-investment platform to woo non-investors – The Business Times

28/02/2019 IN a bid to convince customers to overcome their inertia for investing, DBS has launched a platform that combines robo-investment and the expertise of portfolio managers. Based on their risk appetite and requirements, investors can choose from two portfolios. The Global Portfolio offers a minimum investment amount of S$1,000 and a flat management fee […]

Digital advice platform opens Sydney office – Financial Standard

Digital advice platform opens Sydney office – Financial Standard

25/02/2019 A provider of automated investment solutions is opening an Australian office to meet the growing demand for digital financial advice. With a newly established office in Sydney, Quantifeed will leverage local software engineering talent to grow its offering. It is currently working with 10 institutions in the Asia Pacific region. The company believes the […]

Asian Private Banker – Retirement income strategies could benefit from robo advice: Quantifeed

Asian Private Banker – Retirement income strategies could benefit from robo advice: Quantifeed

In light of ageing populations, retirement income strategies for Asia’s wealthy are becoming increasingly vital and could benefit from robo-advisory capabilities, John Robson, Quantifeed’s chief commercial officer, told Asian Private Banker. According to Robson, as the average retirement duration increases, so does people’s need to save as they are forced to rely less on pension […]

Cathay United Bank Official Launched its Digital Wealth Management Platform

Cathay United Bank Official Launched its Digital Wealth Management Platform

29 October 2018 Following the official launch of Cathay United Bank’s robo platform, major media outlets in Taiwan picked up the news. Quantifeed was mentioned as the financial technology firm that Cathay United Bank is partnering with to build the platform. It is reported that the platform is built with technology, big data and algorithm […]

Investor Strategy News – Legg Mason buys into digital advice business

Investor Strategy News – Legg Mason buys into digital advice business

Legg Mason Global Asset Management has diversified its business with an entry in Asia and Australia to the digital advice market through the purchase of a minority interest in Hong Kong-based technology provider Quantifeed. Legg Mason and a Quantifeed client, Cathay United Bank, the largest bank in Taiwan, have joined in the latest round of […]

The Strait Times – Robo-advice provider Quantifeed raises US$10m Series B funding; to open Singapore office

The Strait Times – Robo-advice provider Quantifeed raises US$10m Series B funding; to open Singapore office

SINGAPORE – Hong Kong-based robo-advice provider, Quantifeed has raised US$10 million (S$13.6 million) of Series B funding to open a Singapore office and boost its research and development efforts. The investment is led by Taiwan’s largest financial holding company, Cathay Financial Holdings, and US-based global asset manager, Legg Mason Inc. In a press statement on […]

HK’s new robo rules elicit mixed responses – Ignites Asia

HK’s new robo rules elicit mixed responses – Ignites Asia

While some industry participants say Hong Kong’s first guidelines for online fund distribution provide clarity that may drive more investors to digital platforms, others believe further steps must be taken to spur growth. Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission launched a consultation in May last year seeking feedback on draft guidelines to address potential risk […]

Ever thought about moving into digital wealth management? – Insurance News

Ever thought about moving into digital wealth management? – Insurance News

The word ‘disrupt’ is most commonly associated with digital technologies.  Yet a digital ecosystem of additional services may have the potential to do the opposite for general insurers and ‘open up’ new opportunities. Insurers find it increasingly challenging to differentiate themselves in the eyes of their customers and are at a disadvantage to other financial […]

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