TNG Digital Sdn. Bhd. (“TNGD”) announced a new partnership with Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (“ASNB”), making it the first and only eWallet agent to offer investments in ASNB unit trusts for Malaysians through the Touch ‘n Go eWallet. This partnership enables Malaysians to subscribe to all 17 ASNB unit trusts through the GOinvest feature in the eWallet. These will complement the nine (9) unit trusts that are currently available on GOinvest.

(From left to right) Mr Desmond Teoh, Head of Financial Services and Mr Alan Ni, Chief Executive Officer of TNG Digital Sdn. Bhd. with Encik Muzzaffar bin Othman, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director and Encik Mohd Azlan Masood, Chief Operating Officer of ASNB in an engaging session with members of the media.

Existing ASNB unitholders can now invest conveniently in ASNB unit trust through GOinvest from the comfort of their own homes, without the need to physically visit a branch or agent. Users can also check their portfolio performance, and make new investments anytime, anywhere. New users are also encouraged to access their ASNB account through the eWallet for hassle-free investing once they have completed the easy online registration via the MyASNB app.

Alan Ni, Chief Executive Officer of TNGD said, “The introduction of ASNB to our growing financial services portfolio aligns with our commitment towards digital inclusion and making financial investment accessible for everyone. With a relatively low risk and long-term investment instrument, our users can save and invest with a consistent and competitive return on investment through ASNB. With an incredibly low minimum initial investment of just RM10, over 12 million ASNB unit holders can now effortlessly invest through GOInvest in the Touch ‘n Go eWallet. This innovative partnership further diversifies GOinvest’s offerings to a total of 26 unit trusts that caters to different risk appetites, while making online investments convenient and affordable for the masses.”

Muzzaffar Othman, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director of ASNB said, “ASNB aims to position itself as the advisor of choice, while simultaneously democratising financial advice by making it accessible to all. This has led to the implementation of pivotal initiatives within our advisory, products, and channels, driving our transformation journey. We are committed to this mission as we seek to maximise all available channels to provide fast and convenient service to deliver a better overall user experience.”

The key features of ASNB on Touch ‘n Go eWallet include:
  • Access to existing ASNB account: Check total investment, view breakdown of ASNB unit trusts, including unit purchases for both Fixed Price Funds and Variable Price Funds, and review the last five (5) transactions for each invested fund.
  • Access to dependent(s) account: View the list of funds invested for dependent(s) and the corresponding unit purchases for both Fixed Price Funds and Variable Price Funds. Check the most recent five (5) transactions for each previously invested fund.
  • Subscription to new funds: Easily subscribe to new funds for both own account and dependent(s).
  • Investment in existing funds: Conveniently invest in existing funds for both own account and dependent(s).

The ASNB unit trusts are available for all Malaysians and categorized into two (2) types of funds: Fixed Price Funds and Variable Price Funds. ASNB Account opening can be initiated as early as newborn age through ASNB Kiosk or over the counter at any ASNB and Agents branches. Additionally for investors aged 18 years and above, the account can also be conveniently opened online via the myASNB app.

The 17 ASNB funds offered through GOinvest in the Touch ‘n Go eWallet are as follows:

Fixed Price Funds

Variable Price Funds

“As Malaysians’ preferred eWallet for daily transactions, we are committed to continuous innovation that will redefine banking, whilst providing seamless, safe, and reliable financial solutions that are tailored to meet the evolving needs of our users. Evident through strong partnerships such as this with ASNB, we are progressively building a suite of financial products and services, which include investments, insurance, lending, and payment solutions, that will add value and provide financial empowerment to our users,” added Ni.

“This partnership provides the opportunity for financial inclusion and empowers individuals from all walks of life to secure their financial futures. This is also part of our mandate to ensure that every Malaysian has access to affordable and sustainable investment opportunities. Together, we will redefine convenience, accessibility, and financial empowerment. Our commitment to excellence, integrity, and innovation will drive us forward on this exciting path,” added Muzzaffar.

In conjunction with the launch, TNGD and ASNB are running a ‘Labur Online Laju’ (LOL) cashback campaign between 16 August to 30 September 2023, to reward users who subscribe to ASNB Investment GOinvest in the Touch ‘n Go eWallet. These cashback rewards consist of two (2) tiers:
  • Tier 1: Users will receive RM1 Cashback when they invest RM10 in any ASNB Unit Trust.
  • Tier 2: Users will receive an additional RM10 Bonus Cashback when they invest more than RM500 in any Variable Price Fund.

Malaysians who are interested in learning more about the ASNB Investment on Touch ‘n Go eWallet can visit the ‘Labur Online Laju’ (LOL) event at Setia City Mall from 16 to 20 August 2023. Booths will be set up to guide ASNB users on accessing their ASNB investment via Touch ‘n Go eWallet. Additionally, there will be a lineup of activities and freebies for everyone attending.