KUALA LUMPUR: Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB) has launched its mobile enrollment and integration feature (e-KYC1) and a new goal-based investing feature in the myASNB mobile app (app).
ASNB, the wholly-owned mutual fund management company of Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB), announced on Monday that it has also launched a #JomLabur campaign through the end of the year, offering all holders of shares a chance to win up to RM 200,000 in prizes.
The new mobile integration feature allows Malaysians to open accounts through the myASNB app, without having to visit any branch of the ASNB or its agents.
Existing ASNB customers can set up their myASNB portal and mobile app accounts, or update their personal information directly through their myASNB accounts (portal or app), allowing them to start investing from the comfort of their own homes. .
As for the new goal-based investing feature, Target Labur, ASNB said it aims to encourage individuals to achieve their financial goals such as buying a property, saving for retirement, planning a vacation or saving for retirement. side of funds for their child’s education.
Unitholders can also customize their own targets. The Target Labur feature has been rolled out in stages since October 8, starting with ages 18 to 34, and will be available to all myASNB app users by October 29.
The ASNB stated that all existing users of the myASNB application are encouraged to update their applications to use the new features and upgrades.
As for the #JomLabur campaign, it rewards unit carriers who create two goals of at least RM 5,000 each. The campaign started on October 8 and ends on December 31, is supported by UMW Group, Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PayNet), Jirnexu Sdn Bhd (holding company of RinggitPlus.com) and GrabCar Sdn Bhd.
The ASNB said that unit holders who create two lenses with a target value of at least RM 5,000 per lens have a chance to win prizes such as a Toyota Vios, a Toyota Yaris, two iPhone 12s, three iPads, 30 RinggitPlus Financial Planner passes, or 200 GrabFood vouchers.
He pointed out that as part of ASNB’s digitization strategy, the enhancements to the myASNB app are aimed at facilitating transparent and convenient investment for all Malaysians to achieve their financial goals.
PNB President and CEO of PNB Group, Ahmad Zulqarnain Onn (pictured below) said: âThese enhancements to the myASNB mobile app are part of our commitment to continuously deliver innovation to our customers. unit holders.
âAnyone can now open an ASNB account or register for the myASNB portal and application only through their mobile phone. With the #JomLabur campaign, we are offering unitholders convenient and hassle-free functionality to help them achieve their financial goals through regular and consistent investments.
UMW Holdings Bhd Datuk Group Chairman and CEO Ahmad Fuaad Kenali (pictured below), the platinum sponsor of the #JomLabur campaign, said in line with his commitment to support the promotion of investment education to the general public , âWe are pleased to support the ASNB in ââits efforts to encourage Malaysians to invest in their future.
âWe would like to congratulate the ASNB for the improved functionality that will better help investors achieve their investment goals. “
Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PayNet) Group CEO Peter Schiesser (pictured below) said the company, which is the Gold Sponsor of the #JomLabur campaign, is honored to partner with PNB in the digitization of investments with the provision of FPX for the payment of investments in ASNB mutual funds in the myASNB application.
âWith Malaysia’s heavily banked population, having FPX as a payment option for myASNB is beneficial and cost effective in helping people in urban and rural areas invest for their future. This is in line with our vision to empower Malaysia’s digital economy, âsaid Schiesser.