The Banking and Investment in the Future: Unveiling Opportunities and Research Necessities for Long-Term Growth


  • Zahra Ahmadirad University of Missouri Kansas City, Finance Department of Henry W. Bloch School of Management



Banking and Investment Trends, Financial Regulation, Consumer Preferences in Finance, Technological Advancements in Banking, Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Finance.


The current era in the banking and investment sectors is marked by significant shifts propelled by new regulations, changing consumer preferences, and rapid advancements in technology. These forces are not only reshaping the operational landscape but are also setting the stage for future transformations. This paper delves into the heart of these changes, examining how the banking and investment arenas are adapting and what challenges they may encounter moving forward. It highlights the importance of research in identifying opportunities for growth and innovation within this dynamic environment.

In particular, the advent of artificial intelligence (AI), the tightening of regulatory frameworks, and the emergence of public banking initiatives are creating new paradigms. Likewise, the integration of financial technology and digitalization is opening up unprecedented avenues for customer engagement and service delivery. However, these advancements also bring challenges, including managing the digital transition and addressing workforce needs in the face of automation and new competencies.

This comprehensive analysis aims to equip investment banks and financial institutions with the insights necessary to navigate the evolving financial landscape successfully. By understanding the current state of the industry and anticipating future trends, these entities can strategically position themselves to leverage technological innovations, comply with regulatory demands, and meet the ever-changing preferences of their customers. Ultimately, this paper seeks to foster a dialogue that will lead to more informed decision-making and strategic planning, ensuring that the banking and investment sectors can continue to thrive in an increasingly complex and interconnected global economy.


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How to Cite

Ahmadirad , Z. (2024). The Banking and Investment in the Future: Unveiling Opportunities and Research Necessities for Long-Term Growth. International Journal of Applied Research in Management, Economics and Accounting, 1(2), 34–41.