Capital Markets & IT - lakyara January 2021
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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Some major Japanese financial institutions have recently established chief investment offices to formulate investment strategy in their wealth management businesses. In managing customer assets, a chief investment office cannot truly excel without first building trust both internally and externally.
The global economy was hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic throughout most of 2020. With macro policy already stretched thin, will policymakers be able to kick-start Japanese economic recovery? How will the global leadership regime change under the US’s incoming Biden Administration? We discussed these and other questions facing Japan with political economist Seki Obata, Associate Professor at Keio Business School.