- PR Newswire•42 minutes agoSeven Out of 10 Consumers Globally Welcome Robo-Advice for Banking, Insurance and Retirement Services, According to Accenture
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven in 10 consumers around the world would welcome robo-advisory services -- computer-generated advice and services that are independent of a human advisor -- for their banking, insurance and retirement planning, according to a new report by Accenture (ACN). The global Distribution & Marketing Consumer research by Accenture, which includes a survey of nearly 33,000 consumers in 18 countries and regions, found that the vast majority are willing to receive exclusively robo-generated advice for certain banking and insurance products. Piercarlo Gera, senior managing director, Accenture Financial Services, said: "We found strong consumer demand exists today for robo-advice in all areas of financial services -- banking, insurance and financial advice.
- American City Business Journals•14 hours ago
Kansas City could see more than 5,000 jobs from deploying new telecommunications infrastructure, according to a new study commissioned by CTIA-The Wireless Association. The study shows the short-term and long-term benefits as cities tap new telecommunications tech. "Smart streetlights and traffic lights are just the beginning," CTIA CEO Meredith Attwell Baker said.
- The Wall Street Journal•20 hours ago
Banks will have to spend a lot of money in a gamble to stay profitable as technology encroaches, according to new set of studies.
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