Franklin Templeton's robo tie-up could be first of many

The US asset manager has strategically invested into a Singapore-based robo services firm. Other fund houses could follow as automated investing continues to rise across Asia
 

Source: Asian Investor

Source: Asian Investor

Franklin Templeton Investments' (FTI) decision to invest into Singapore-based robo services company Bambu could be the first of similar tie-ups, as asset managers seek to benefit from the huge potential of automated investing in Asia, say industry observers.