The trading venue's founder and chief executive says robo-advisers and smart-beta strategies may be eye-catching for yield-starved investors, but they are relatively untested.
In part two of our article on automated fund selection tools, some think new market entrants will compete with research houses. But the incumbents are seen to possess key advantages.
The platform, owned by Singapore-based Mesitis Capital, is building its team in readiness for launch in the next two months. The head of the business, Chandrima Das, outlines her strategy.
Investment platforms cannot sell offshore products such as ETFs for direct retail purchase in Hong Kong or Singapore, and this is proving a major obstacle to robo-advisory business.