Digital & Technology

HSBC launches Digital Investment Account Opening Service

Starting from 11 October, HSBC has said that personal customers can open an investment account 24/7 remotely without visiting a branch.

By simply logging on to HSBC HK Mobile Banking App, eligible customers can complete the investment account opening procedure in a couple of minutes by six steps solely on their mobile, including submitting their address proof.

Sami Abouzahr, Head of Customer Wealth, Wealth and Personal Banking, Hong Kong, HSBC, said: “We are committed to making wealth management services accessible to everyone in Hong Kong through our enhanced digital capabilities. With this new service, customers can now manage their wealth entirely on mobile – open bank and investment accounts, complete their risk tolerance assessment and invest in a range of products. They can also review their portfolios on the go with the dashboard on mobile banking.”

Once the investment account is activated, customers who completed the risk profiling questionnaire can access a wide range of investment products and services such as stocks, unit trusts, bonds, structured products or FlexInvest across all channel, including mobile, internet and phone banking, also through Easy Invest or the bank’s retail outlets.