Popular Trends in Wealth Management

Popular Trends in Wealth Management

Capital Markets CIO Outlook | Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) can be helpful to drive the creation of new apps that can substantially increase front- and back-office operational efficiency

FREMONT, CA: If wealth management organizations seem to benefit from market prospects, they must stay on top of current developments. One of the notable shifts in this industry has been the shift in investor demographics in recent years.

Another area where asset managers must stay competitive is technology. Big data may help them understand the products and services they should offer, allowing them to provide more value to their customers. Artificial intelligence (AI) could be helpful to drive the creation of new apps that can substantially increase front- and back-office operational efficiency.

The developments listed below will outline some of its most significant changes in wealth management in 2021.

  • Digital Channels

As data analytics improves investors' returns on investment (ROI), the adoption of digital platforms for wealth management will promote customer loyalty. By having a complete view of the customer, wealth managers will provide the individualized services that today's investors demand. Furthermore, as wealth management firms exploit consumer data through technology suppliers, this development will offer new revenue sources.

  • Agile Distribution Models

Wealth management organizations' solutions are becoming more sensitive to customer demand as agile distribution strategies are adopted. During an age of increasingly rigorous regulatory frameworks, many companies are moving their focus from products to customer service.

Firms now have more access to new clients thanks to agile distribution models, particularly younger investors keener to use digital technology. The utilization of currently accessible data will also enable the development of services that reduce customer attrition and improve client engagement.

  • Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

Wealth management organizations can use augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) to make managed assets more intuitive for clients, particularly Millennials. As advisers grow more aware of their capabilities in terms of financial services, the adoption rate of these technologies should rise.

Gamification, which incorporates elements of game-playing to influence client behavior, makes AR and VR ideal tools for engaging clients. As they become more technologically sophisticated, HNW investors search for more innovative methods to communicate with wealth managers.

  • Reducing Compliance Costs

The reporting process for regulatory compliance in wealth management is becoming more accessible thanks to technological advancements. These companies are leveraging technologies that streamline their operations and lower their expenses due to frequent changes across multiple jurisdictions.

Wealth management firms will adapt to regulatory changes with less capital investment if regulatory solutions get implemented. They will also automate various reporting activities that are currently done manually by many businesses.

  • IoT

Wealth management organizations can now find new methods to use client data thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT). To adapt services and solutions for each client, the trend toward automated portfolio management necessitates IoT to collect the data required.

It enables businesses to give more personalized service to each client. The proliferation of IoT devices also aids organizations in better profiling clients through intuitive interfaces.

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