The Financial Services Sector: Past Changes and Future Prospects
AbstractThe financial service industry has been undergoing significant change in recent years. This paper analyzes some key developments affecting the industry and examines some important issues facing the industry and its regulators. Changes discussed include the way services are provided, the instruments used to provide servces, and the nature of the financial service providers. Factors driving these changes include technological developments, the changing role of competition, and demographically led changes in household portfolios.
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Length: 41 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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