Retail Investing & Trading

Retail Investing & Trading

UK parliament launches crypto advocacy group

The UK parliament has launched a cross-party group of lawmakers to create a framework to regulate digital asset markets, a report by the Financial Times has revealed.

BUX adds crypto to investing app

Mobile trading app BUX will introduce cryptocurrencies in a phased roll-out to clients in The Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, and Ireland.

Why wealth managers need the right type of simplicity

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, Leonardo da Vinci once said. However, simplicity can be a double-edged sword when digitising wealth management and the key is finding the right balance.

Where to start with digital transformation in wealth management

With every new variant of Covid, the end of the pandemic continues to move further into the distance. These past two years have shown the cruciality of digital services, and firms no longer have a choice to avoid it if they want to stay successful. The trouble is, where does a firm start?

IRA investing app Alto Solutions scores $40m round

Alto Solutions, a self-directed IRA platform that helps individuals invest into alternative assets through tax-advantaged retirement funds, has bagged $40m in Series B funding.

Savings and investing app Ant Money acquires video game saving app Blast

Embedded finance platform Ant Money has scored $20m in its Series A funding round

Moomoo to make its mark in Australia

A one-stop digital investment platform Moomoo is to launch in Australia, the company will provide Australian investors with premium online investment services.

Dominance of retail investors, accelerated digitalisation – 2021 in WealthTech

For many companies, 2021 was the year to get back on track. Last year, the Covid-19 sent ripples across the financial market and companies were forced to enter survival mode, but this year saw more relaxed measures and a chance to push for growth once again. But was this the case?

Why decision-making modelling might be impacting customer experience

While financial services scramble for digital transformation, Kidbrooke fears most have not assessed how the decision-making models of underlying technology might impact customer experiences.

Why wealth managers need to focus on the young investor

Wealth managers typically focus on older people, as that is where the money is. However, young investors hold the wealth of tomorrow and capturing them early will stop them going elsewhere.

News Stories

FCC chair calls for new policies around telecom data breach reporting

The chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Jessica Rosenworcel has called for new policies around telecom providers’ reporting of data breaches.

UK’s Payment Systems Regulator releases 5-year plan

The UK’s Payment Systems Regulator has released its five-year plan to support the payment services.

Investing app Seashell launches from stealth after seed close

Seashell, which hope to create a consumer-first modern banking and investment platform, has launched from stealth after the closed of its seed round.

The PRA underlines 2022 supervisory priorities for international banks in the UK

The Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) has set out in a Dear CEO letter its supervisory priorities for international banks active in the UK for 2022.

The EBA issues new guidelines for resolvability

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has given institutions and authorities a 2024 deadline for new resolvability guidelines.

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