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Can technology-enabled investment platforms deliver what they promise?


Billions of ringgit are already parked with the Employees Provident Fund and the Retirement Fund Inc.  Huge amounts are also being invested in unit trusts or mutual funds in Malaysia, which today have a net asset value of close to RM400bil.  But the returns from these asset classes are far from spectacular, at least going by the behaviour of many Malaysian investors.

Billions of ringgit are already parked with the Employees Provident Fund and the Retirement Fund Inc. Huge amounts are also being invested in unit trusts or mutual funds in Malaysia, which today have a net asset value of close to RM400bil. But the returns from these asset classes are far from spectacular, at least going by the behaviour of many Malaysian investors.

NOT unlike elsewhere globally, we Malaysians are in continuous search to get higher yields from our savings. The struggle is particularly felt here because we have a relatively high savings rate.

Billions of ringgit are already parked with the Employees Provident Fund and the Retirement Fund Inc.

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