Trends in the Global Capital Markets Industry 2013: Financial Intermediary Firms

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The securities services industry is currently beset by tough economic conditions, thin margins due to commoditized services, and higher costs. Also, it is a specialized business that requires regular investments to keep pace with changing regulations and sophisticated products coming to market. While regulations present many challenges, they also offer opportunities which are explored in […]

The securities services industry is currently beset by tough economic conditions, thin margins due to commoditized services, and higher costs. Also, it is a specialized business that requires regular investments to keep pace with changing regulations and sophisticated products coming to market. While regulations present many challenges, they also offer opportunities which are explored in this paper.