International Finance: Interview with Japan Securities Finance Co’s Yutaka Okada

Japan Securities Finance Co., Ltd. won awards for ‘Most Innovative Financing Company’ and ‘Most Innovative Securities Lending Service Provider.’ The 95-year-old Tokyo-based securities company deals in loans for margin transactions, bond financing & general loans, bond services, and stock lending. It is closely associated with Japan Exchange Group.

We interviewed Yutaka Okada, JSF’s Senior Managing Executive Officer, asking about his firm’s vision.

Okada speaks of expansion into Asian markets like Hong Kong, Korea, Thailand, and Indonesia; and talks briefly about the future of the securities industry and its projections in the West and Japan. JSF is also experimenting with blockchain technology in partnership with professors at Tokyo university to improve the securities industry. The Managing Executive also informed us about JSF’s state-of-the-art data gathering techniques and analyses published in JSF Prime Index.

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