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Capital Markets & IT -lakyara

Financial institutions are under constant pressure to reduce costs, improve operational efficiency, adapt to regulatory changes and grow their business. NRI believes that a combination financial knowledge and information technology are crucial to the industry’s growth and development. Through our lakyara reports, NRI identifies the various capital markets and IT issues impacting our clients and the future of their business.
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Jun. 2007

Asset Management

Fund Inflows From Investment Trust Customers Critical to Asset Manager Growth

Sadayuki Horie

In FY06, for the second straight year, Japanese asset managers appear to have set new records for assets under management, investment revenues, and operating margins. Rising fund inflows from investment trust customers have driven growth in the asset management business in recent years. But with revenue growth still dependent on market trends, the outlook is fragile.