HONG KONG, 19 Dec. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Futu Holdings Limited (“Futu” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FUTU), a technology-driven online brokerage and wealth management platform, today announced that it had successfully acquired an Australia-based subsidiary, Futu Securities (Australia) Ltd. Futu Securities (Australia) Ltd holds an Australian Financial Services License (AFSL). AFSL is licensed and regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
The Company plans to use this license to provide online brokerage and other financial services in Australia. Building on its differentiated products and services, the company is confident to tap into the huge market opportunity in Australia.
About Futu Holdings Limited
Futu Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: FUTU) is a cutting-edge technology company transforming the investment experience by offering a fully digitized brokerage and wealth management platform. The company primarily serves the emerging affluent population, seeking a massive opportunity to facilitate a unique shift in the wealth management industry and create a digital gateway to broader financial services. The Company provides investment services through its proprietary digital platform, futubull and moomoo, each of which is a highly integrated application accessible via any mobile device, tablet or desktop computer. The Company’s primary fee-generating services include trade execution and margin financing which enable its clients to trade securities, such as stocks, warrants, options, futures and mutual funds. exchange-traded, or ETF, on different markets. Futu has also integrated social media tools to create a user-centric network and provide connectivity to users, investors, companies, analysts, media and key opinion leaders.
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