They are used to double-digit revenue growth and boast some of the most well-known brands in the world, but do the likes of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google (FANG) still offer opportunities this year?
Having avoided the high commission trap, Isle of Man-headquartered IOMA Group is well placed to thrive in the new world of fee disclosure and transparency, says managing director Chris Kenning.
A digital wealth comparison site providing a rundown of the UK and international automated financial services market, believed to a be a first, has been launched by a specialist consultancy firm.
Efforts in the UAE to postpone regulatory change are just putting off the inevitable and opening the door further for platforms to disrupt international markets, according to Novia Global chief executive, Bill Vasilieff.
Lombard International Assurance has launched a new platform called Connect.
Australian-headquartered platform provider Praemium has reported a 29% rise in funds under administration (FUA) for the year to 31 December 2016, driven by record inflows from its international units.
The asset management industry is facing an innovation dilemma as it struggles to free itself from encumbered business models and embrace industrialisation, says Matthew Lamb, chief executive of Pacific Asset Management.
More than a third of investors around the world are prepared to use robo-advisers, with an increasing number millennials, those aged 18-35, admitting they would buy insurance from an online provider such as Google or Amazon, a new report by consultancy firm Accenture has revealed.
British insurer Aviva is in talks to team up with social media giant LinkedIn to create a scheme to track millions of forgotten pension pots.
Adviser platforms, wealth managers, and financial advisers need to keep five key technology trends in mind as they navigate the ever-shifting financial services landscape, according to Alex Kerry, head of Winterflood Business Services.
A major Japanese insurance firm is to lay off 34 staff in its payment assessment department and replace them with an artificial intelligence (AI) system this month to improve operating efficiency.
European wealth management firm Novofina will launch in the UK this year bringing “state-of-the-art” algorithms which it claims can deliver 20% returns for investors.
Zurich-based fund information provider fundinfo and its partner ifund services have launched Digital-Advisor, a fund selector that analyses both active and passive funds and match them to an investor’s preferences.
Robo-advice firms “do not have a clue” how to communicate well with clients according to research published on Friday calling for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to enforce vigorous rules in the industry.
The biggest challenge for robo-advisers in China is convincing people to take a long-term view on passive investing, says Frank Wang, managing director at Creditease Wealth Management.
Fintech firms will be able to test certain services in Australia without holding a financial services or credit licence under a “unique” exemption offered by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Asic).
Robo-advisers in Asia are increasingly targeting clients traditionally serviced by the region's wealth managers, despite the age-old assumption that wealthy individuals prefer face-to-face advisers.
The financial advisory space is undergoing an enormous amount of flux at the moment.
Crossbridge Capital and Morningstar are collaborating on a newly-launched digital advisory platform that targets high net worth (HNW) individuals and US expats, which they believe are under-served in Asia.
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