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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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May. 2009

Retail Business

A New Approach for Beleaguered Investment Trust Marketers

Hisashi Kaneko

Assets have recently started to flow out of income-oriented investment trusts, a key driving force behind the shift from saving to investment in recent years. These outflows reflect structural factors in addition to the recent market downturn. To overcome this challenge, investment trust distributors should go back to the basics of investment product sales by rethinking investment needs and objectives from the customer's standpoint.