Futu Securities Was Awarded the “Digital Brokerage of the Year” by The Asset
The Asset, a well-known international financial magazine, has recently announced the winners of its 2018 Triple-A Fintech Awards. Internet broker Futu Securities won the “Digital Brokerage of the Year.” Since its establishment six years ago, Futu Securities has always adhered to the philosophy of using technological innovation to improve user experience and has made remarkable achievements in product and technology innovation. With such achievements, Futu Securities becomes the only Hong Kong winner of this award in recent years.
Founded in Hong Kong in 1999, The Asset is a well-known financial publishing and research company in Asia. It has the most readership among Asian banks and institutional investors, most of whom are professional investors and executives from banking and finance.
The Triple A Award has been given for 20 years. The judging panel reviewed 627 submissions from 20 countries and regions and spent 112 hours collecting professional opinions and customer feedback. It selected the most outstanding financial institutions and excellent capital market projects in each country and region, and the awards are influential in Asian and international capital markets. International banks, such as Citigroup, HSBC, and DBS have been actively participating in the competition and were awarded. It is worth mentioning that this is the first time that The Asset awarded “Digital Brokerage of the Year.” Futu Securities, as a representative of licensed dealers in Hong Kong, won this award, which is a great acknowledgment for its capacity in financial technology innovation.
Futu Securities has been committed to financial technology innovation. It launched the first all-in-one account opening service in Hong Kong. Under the premise of ensuring security, the entire account opening process was greatly simplified, and the investor's account opening experience was improved significantly. In terms of market terminals, it has been working with Nasdaq to launch the first U.S. stock market LV2 market service in Hong Kong, providing investors with in-depth market information. At the same time, it cooperated with Tencent Cloud to build the first exclusive financial cloud in Hong Kong to provide safe and credible internet securities services. In addition, as an internet broker, it participated in the underwriting of a number of large IPOs in 2018, such as Xiaomi and Meituan. It has become the best partner of new IPOs and has been enjoying great popularity among investors.
On March 8, 2019, Futu Securities’ parent company Futu Holdings (Nasdaq: FHL) successfully got listed on Nasdaq. Li Hua, the Founder and CEO of Futu Holdings, pointed out that getting listed on Nasdaq marks the beginning of an important milestone for Futu. Meanwhile, new challenges will be embraced at this new starting point.
To move forward, Futu Securities will continue to introduce leading-edge functions and services to better connect with listed companies and individual investors.