Nikko Asset Management New Zealand (Nikko AM NZ) is pleased to announce the launch of its digital investment advice platform ‘GoalsGetter’, bringing ‘robo advice’ to Kiwi investors.
The launch follows Nikko AM NZ being granted an exemption to the current law that says
GoalsGetter is an easy-to-use digital investment platform that lets users set up, track and monitor their investment goals. Users can set multiple goals, view long-term projections based on different contributions and timeframes, and choose between many Nikko AM NZ Funds. For those who need more assistance choosing a fund, the platform can also recommend funds that are most suitable. However, investment decisions are still made by our award-winning investing team.
Nikko AM NZ Managing Director George Carter says GoalsGetter is the result of Nikko AM's ongoing commitment to provide Kiwis with progressive investment solutions.
“We’re excited to provide Kiwis with an easy-to-use advice tool that can either complement an existing approach or start a journey of financial
The launch of GoalsGetter follows a nationwide survey by Nikko AM NZ that asked more than 1000 Kiwis aged 25-99 about their attitudes to investing, including their appetite for new investment products.
In the survey, half of all respondents (50%) said they would consider using automated digital advice (
The survey also found keen interest in goals-based online savings platforms, which let you set up and track a goal or multiple
“GoalsGetter combines the best of both concepts –
He says today’s launch is just the latest chapter in Nikko AM’s rich history.
“We have a long corporate history in New Zealand and today we manage more than $5 billion in investments for many well-known and trusted New Zealand companies including community and charitable trusts, foundations, financial planners, banks, and insurance companies.”
“Managing funds is what we do, and now with GoalsGetter we’re pleased to be able to make our award-winning fund management services more readily available to Kiwis,” Carter concludes.