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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. 2019

Asset Management

Alternative data use in asset management and its implications for Japan

Takeshi Shimamura

Use of alternative data in investment decision-making is growing rapidly, mainly in Europe and the US. Alternative data use is most prevalent in the quant hedge fund community, but even some traditional asset managers are using alternative data in the aim of qualitatively improving human investment decisions. Japanese asset managers must step up investment in alternative data utilization to remain competitive.