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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

Jan. 2010

Capital Markets

HFT Likely to Make Japanese Debut in 2010

Sadakazu Osaki

The Tokyo Stock Exchange will launch its new Arrowhead trading system in January 2010. By shortening order response time to milliseconds, Arrowhead has the potential to bring high-frequency trading (HFT), widely prevalent in the US and other overseas markets, to Japan also. Arrowhead show improve market liquidity and pricing efficiency.

Risk Management

Importance of Developing Information Infrastructure in Credit Markets

Yingqi Zhu

A healthy credit market is essential to improving the financial system's stability and economic policy's effectiveness. Developing SME credit information infrastructure is important for improving liquidity in Japan's credit market.