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Standard Chartered Bank has launched ‘SC Invest’, an online investment platform, aimed at giving clients a complete investment ecosystem at their fingertips. This cutting-edge, state-of-the-art platform brings together several industry-leading features and puts Standard Chartered at par with leading fintech firms and among the best in class within peers.
SC Invest provides an intuitive, customised and enriched end-to-end experience for clients along all ends of the investing spectrum – from the novice first-time investor to the seasoned professional. With real-time onboarding, pre-generated investment packs for a client who is just starting out to theme-based mutual fund ideas and reports for the aware investor, SC Invest is a one-stop, online investment shop for everyone. SC Invest is available for clients on their mobile apps as well, enabling transactions on-the-go.
Standard Chartered follows an open architecture model, allowing delivery of carefully curated fund solutions across all leading providers in the country. Supported by in-depth, unbiased investment strategy views, a comprehensive risk-profiling tool and accompanied by the SC Invest platform, clients now benefit from a completely enriched experience.
The SC Invest platform brings together the following benefits for clients:
- Instant investment account setup, real-time for clients with mutual fund KYC
- Pre-generated SIP packs for clients based on their risk profile
- Ability to pause and resume SIP investments, any time
- Comprehensive market insights and reports
- Theme-based mutual fund ideas, allowing clients to choose from fund themes as per their preference, e.g. index funds, blue-chip funds, tax-saver funds etc
- Ability to monitor and control their complete mutual fund portfolio, including Demat holdings at one place
- RM-assisted transactions, authorised by clients through OTP
Samrat Khosla, Managing Director & Head of Wealth, India, Standard Chartered Bank, said: “SC Invest is a significant new launch and aims to revolutionise the way our clients invest in mutual funds, while providing a best in class investing experience. This is a big milestone in our journey to further enhance our digital wealth capabilities and will be key to growing our franchise across all segments.”