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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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Apr. 2018

Digital Innovation

Outlook for cryptocurrencies and blockchain has turned hazy

Shin Kusunoki

The FinTech boom has largely revolved around bitcoin and blockchains in particular, even as experts warned of various risks posed by cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. These risks manifested in full force in 2017, undermining the narrative that blockchain technology would inevitably revolutionize the financial system. The outlook for cryptocurrencies and blockchains has turned quite hazy.