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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.
*Organization names and job titles are current as of the publishing dates

Dec. 2008

Retail Business

How Long Before Investment Trust Inflows Resume?

Hisashi Kaneko

Investment returns have deteriorated precipitously as a result of recent asset price declines. Most investment trust investors now have unrealized losses on their holdings. Investment trusts are unlikely to see renewed inflows until existing investors’ unrealized returns improve.

IT & Operation

Smart Order Routing Takes DMA to a New Level

Mitsuhiro Tsunoda

Smart order routing is the key to success in the dark pool business. Its importance is likely to increase in tandem with growth in off-exchange trading and proliferation of proprietary dark pools.