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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

Oct. 2016

Financial Infrastructure

FinTech is key driver of financial inclusion

Ryoji Kashiwagi

With better access to financial services widely recognized as essential to reducing poverty, financial inclusion has been gaining importance on the global policy agenda. Governments and international institutions have been pursuing FinTech-enabled initiatives to promote financial inclusion in recent years. Financial inclusion will likely remain a high-priority policy objective in not only developing countries but developed countries also.

Financial Infrastructure

Investment banks embrace collective reference-data utility model

Ken Katayama

Faced with a challenging business environment, major investment banks have been pursuing improved efficiency and risk reduction by teaming up with each other to establish reference data utilities. Data management expertise is now more crucial than ever.