Paytm Money launches investment advisory marketplace on platform


BENGALURU: Paytm Cash, the wealth administration division of digital funds main Paytm, on Tuesday stated it’s making a wealth and funding advisory market on its platform to supply curated advisory companies and merchandise to retail traders.

Paytm Cash has partnered with funding startup WealthDesk to supply funding portfolios referred to as ‘WealthBaskets’. A ‘WealthBasket’ is a customized portfolio of shares and change traded funds (ETFs) created by Securities and Change Board of India (Sebi)-registered funding professionals.

These inventory portfolios are constructed round particular funding themes. Paytm Cash customers will have the ability to put money into a number of ‘Wealthbaskets’ through the free starter pack or by subscribing to premium month-to-month packs out there.

Capital-markets targeted fintech, smallcase, which just lately raised $40 million as part of its Sequence C spherical provides funding portfolio of inventory, referred to as ‘smallcases’.

“Paytm Cash is constructing an advisory market that will likely be a one-stop-shop to cater to the distinctive wants of this viewers. WealthDesk is our first main accomplice on this journey, and we’re excited to supply WealthBaskets, curated funding portfolios created by material consultants. With this, Paytm Cash provides retail traders a chance to put money into concepts, themes or buying and selling methods they consider in with low-cost wealth creation methods, whereas additionally eradicating pointless dangers,” stated Paytm Cash’s chief government, Varun Sridhar.

With the launch of the advisory market, Paytm Cash is anticipated to focus on younger and millennial traders, who make up for greater than 70% of its consumer base at current.

“Our partnership with Paytm Cash aligns with our imaginative and prescient of democratizing wealth creation on high of broking by flat subscription fee-based WealthBaskets. This takes away the friction of percentage-based funding merchandise and opens up premium but low-cost wealth creation alternatives to each Indian. Analysts create these baskets after in depth analysis of the corporate fundamentals and market situations. WealthDesk is continuous to broaden its ecosystem with a number of such partnerships within the coming months,” stated Ujjwal Jain, founder and chief government officer, WealthDesk.

Earlier this month, Paytm Cash stated it has greater than 6.6 million customers. It noticed greater than 210,000 demat accounts being opened on its platform, in lower than eight months between August final yr and March 2021.

In the meantime, Paytm’s arch rival PhonePe has utilized for a inventory dealer’s license, confirmed founder Sameer Nigam to Mint just lately.

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