WealthTech

iFAST Invests RM150 Million in New Malaysian AI Hub Over Next 5 Years

iFAST Corporation, a digital banking and wealth management platform headquartered in Singapore, has launched its iFAST Global Hub.ai in Malaysia as part of its three-year growth plan to establish its global presence. The newly transformed hub, previously known as iFAST

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Versa PRS Hits RM1 Million in Cash Ins Within 5 Days of Soft Launch

Malaysian millennials and Gen Zs are embracing the newly launched Versa Private Retirement Scheme (PRS), with over RM1 million in cash ins within 5 days of its soft launch. Managed by AHAM Capital and regulated by the Securities Commission Malaysia,

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SC Malaysia Launches Shariah Mentorship Programme to Build Talent Pipeline

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has launched the Shariah Mentorship Programme, a three-year initiative to build a sustainable talent pipeline of Shariah professionals in the Islamic capital market (ICM). The programme is administered by ISRA Consulting, a wholly-owned subsidiary of

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Will the Digital Future of Wealth Management in Malaysia Cater to All?

The wealth management landscape has significantly transformed in Malaysia and worldwide. The advent of digital technology and changing investor behaviours have opened up new opportunities for wealth managers.  This panel discussion, titled “Reshaping the Future of Digital Wealth in Malaysia,”

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Touch ‘n Go eWallet to Offer Wider Access to Bursa Malaysia Investment Products

Touch ‘n Go (TNG) eWallet’s GOinvest feature to offer wider access to Bursa Malaysia investment products, thanks to a collaboration with Bursa Malaysia and Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad (AHIBB). This move is part of an ongoing effort to democratise

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Navigating the Future of Wealth Management

In the realm of wealth management, the concept of personalisation has rapidly evolved from being a mere preference to becoming a necessity.  This transformation has been expedited by the increasing demand for customised financial strategies, emphasising the significance of tailored

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Kenanga Futures’ New Campaign to Make Derivatives Trading More Accessible

Kenanga Futures, a Malaysian listed derivatives broker, is launching a new campaign to build a smart derivatives trading community in a bid to boost retail participation. The “Grow Your Futures” campaign offers a reduced account opening fee of RM10 from

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SC Revises Guidelines to Allow Fractional Share Trading

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has revised its guidelines to allow stockbroking companies to offer fractional share trading services for shares listed on Bursa Malaysia. Fractional shares are portions of a stock that are less than one standard board lot.

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HSBC Malaysia Enables In-App Investment Account Opening

HSBC Malaysia’s Premier customers can now open an investment account using the mobile app. The service is embedded within the Wealth tab in the app. With this move, HSBC Malaysia’s Premier customers can easily open unit trusts, bonds, and Sukuk

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Securities Commission Malaysia’s Digital Innovation Fund Backs 3 Fintech Firms

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has announced the first batch of three award recipients for its Digital Innovation Fund (DIGID). The DIGID is an initiative of the SC that was set up to co-fund innovative projects that demonstrate the use

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