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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

Nov. 2012

Chinese Capital Markets

China's growing corporate bond issuance

Takeshi Jingu

Corporate bond issuance in China has been growing for the past several years. In addition to bond issuance to fund economic stimulus,such growth has been driven partly by the advent of new products.

Capital Markets

A pilot approach to regional development through a professionals-only stock market

Sadakazu Osaki

Tokyo AIM, a professionals-only stock exchange, had little success at listing companies before it was recently merged into the Tokyo Stock Exchange Group and renamed the Tokyo Pro Market. In Okinawa, a newly established company aims to contribute to regional development by assisting Okinawan companies list on the Tokyo Pro Market.

Chinese Capital Markets

Development of Dim Sum Bonds in Hong Kong's Offshore RMB Market

Supported by the Chinese government, Hong Kong has been developing an offshore RMB market to promote the RMB's use outside of mainland China. Dim sum bonds, the first offshore RMB investment product, have been gaining popularity among issuers and investors by virtue of their uniqueness. However, recent concerns over the RMB's value and issuers' creditworthiness need to be addressed to sustain this market's long-term growth.