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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

Jun. 2017

Capital Markets

BOJ needs to do another comprehensive assessment

Katsutoshi Takehana

With market participants’ monetary policy outlook increasingly diverging from the BOJ’s guidance, the BOJ needs to get back to basics. It should comprehensively assess how prices are set to broadly enlist private economic actors in pursuit of its inflation target.

Retail Business

Digital financial services in a lull

Makoto Nakagawa

Previously robust growth in online banking and other digital financial services has distinctly stalled. To further expand their usership, digital financial services must offer benefits beyond mere convenience and should be marketed through promotions tailored to customers’ life stages.