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Asian Wealth Management Forum 2019 SG - Highlights - John Robson

John Robson of Quantifeed

May 29, 2019

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1. What are the challenges and opportunities for this industry?

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1. What are the challenges and opportunities for this industry?

Digital wealth management or Robo-advice as it's often called, has been a trending buzzword for some years. But at least in Asia, we haven't seen any clear winners emerging, and huge amounts of assets going into this part of the industry. It's a brave financial institution to say that they don't believe that there's a digital future for wealth management, but they haven't figured out quite which model to follow. We've recently seen a couple of the larger organisations such as DBS and Cathay United Bank launch platforms, and I think they're starting to really present the model that's going to be successful. Let's see whether they start to lead for the rest of the market.