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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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Aug. 2013

Risk Management

Simulation technology helps upgrade insurers' ERM

Junichiro Ino

Amid a global trend toward stricter solvency regulation, Japanese insurers are strengthening their enterprise risk management. A new simulation technology is a key driving force behind increasingly high-speed risk quantification.

Retail Business

Investment trust industry starting to look toward expanding customer base

Hisashi Kaneko

Amid a global trend toward stricter solvency regulation, Japanese insurers are strengthening their enterprise risk management. A new simulation technology is a key driving force behind increasingly high-speed risk quantification.

Capital Markets

Towards a "revival" of Monetary Policy Meetings (MPMs)

Tetsuya Inoue

MPMs as a framework of collective decision making in the BOJ face challenges, since the gravity of policy making has shifted toward "collaboration" with the government. Nevertheless, MPMs could play some substantial roles. Possible area would be the discussion of economic and financial structures with a view to return to policy normality. Another area would be the discussion of financial stability, trying to minimize possible side-effects of unconventional policy.

Capital Markets

Monetary policy in 2020

Tetsuya Inoue

Missing part of the announcement of "the third arrow" of Abenomics is the vision where the policy initiative is heading. Lacking the vision is a shared problem with the monetary policy in the major economies. While some still believes that the policy strategy should return to the pre-crisis "normality", it would not be straightforward if the fundamental economic and financial structures have changed in irreversible manner.