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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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Jan. 2016

Capital Markets

QQE's sustainability

Katsutoshi Takehana

As the BOJ's QQE program approaches the third anniversary of its launch, concerns about how long the BOJ can continue purchasing JGBs have started to emerge. When explaining its policies, the BOJ must henceforth make a cogent case for their sustainability in addition to their effectiveness. This imperative will pose communication challenges for the BOJ.

Capital Markets

Rethinking regulation of financial groups

Sadakazu Osaki

On December 22, 2015, the Financial System Council's Working Group on Regulation of Financial Groups issued a report. Following is a summary of the report's recommended reforms interspersed with my personal opinions).