UBS is entering the robo-advice space as it prepares to bring a digital wealth management proposition to market next month in a bid to attract younger clients.
As budding financial detectives seek the culprit for last week’s ‘flash crash’ in sterling, others are reminded of crises past.
Technology is disrupting the asset management industry but offers many opportunities in the process, according to Dominic Traynor, head of digital at M&G Investments.
German insurance giant Allianz has bought an undisclosed minority share in Italian digital wealth manager MoneyFarm in a bid to keep pace with the fast-moving fintech sector.
Cross Border Planning, a Brussels-based advice firm catering to US expats in Belgium, has launched a robo-advice service aimed at providing low cost investment accounts for lower income clients.
Much has been written about the disruptive impact technology has and is liable to continue to have on the financial services sector but the point, however, is to take some action.
From semiconductor manufacturer TSMC to companies specialising in advanced driver assistance systems (Adas) in automobiles, Taiwan is home to a number of disruptive innovators that investors would be wise to take notice of, according to Hermes senior investment analyst Kunjal Gala.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (Mas) and the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (Finma) signed a cooperation agreement on Monday to foster greater cooperation on fintech.
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The Australian corporate regulator has released formal guidance on providing robo-advice or other forms of digital advice to retail clients in order to help the growing band of start-ups and fintech companies entering the field.
Robo-advice and investment service Munnypot said it plans to launch a financial advice service to the UK market in the autumn that offers straightforward advice using simple language.
A strong UK performance, innovative products, and staying ahead of the technology curve all combined to give Praemium “a really good year”, chief executive Michael Ohanessian told International Adviser in an exclusive interview.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (Mas) has set up an international technology advisory panel (Itap) to discuss fintech developments around the world and how Singapore can harness new technologies to enhance its financial services industry.
The visibility of data to which platforms have access is going to become increasingly valuable says Barry Neilson, business development director at Nucleus.
The ongoing technological revolution has levelled the financial services playing field globally, argues Jaco van Tonder, head of advisory services at Investec Asset Management - and with that levelling comes both risk and opportunity.
Falls in Apple’s share price in recent months have served to highlight its powerful influence over the tech sector’s performance – and the consequences of the Ucits’ 10% weighting cap.
Millennials are more likely to turn to robo-advice than a financial adviser for help with their personal finances, new research suggests.
UK robo-advisers are ‘wired’ to lose money and most will go bust before acquiring the sizeable assets under management needed to survive, a scathing new report has warned.
The Bank of England (BoE) is to work in partnership with fintech firms to harness innovations for central banking, offering companies the opportunity to demonstrate their solutions for real issues facing policymakers.
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