What's good and bad about using robo-advisers?

With almost a dozen robo-advisers out there in the market, should the average investor start turning to clever software to grow his money?

Robo-advisers, or platforms offering financial advice based on computer algorithms with little or no human intervention, have been in the Singapore market for about three years now, with new ones popping up every few months.

Singapore, along with Hong Kong, are two of the key robo-adviser markets in the Asia-Pacific.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 29, 2019, with the headline 'What's good and bad about using robo-advisers?'. Print Edition | Subscribe