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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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Jul. 2019

For Management at Financial Firms

Regional bank consolidation will not solve Japan's deposit glut problem

Katsutoshi Takehana

The Japanese government is preparing to enact legislation to promote consolidation among regional banks. While such legislation would be a key step toward rectifying Japan’s overpopulation of banks, Japan's deposit glut is a more serious problem from a long-term perspective.