Nomura Holdings Inc


  • *SoftBank bucks weakness after Alibaba's revenue disappoints. TOKYO, Jan 30- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Friday as strong company earnings in the United States and at home from the likes of Nomura Holdings and Advantest Corp buoyed investors' risk appetite. Nomura Holdings Inc rose 3.1 percent after reporting the biggest jump in its quarterly profits...

  • TOKYO, Jan 29- Nomura Holdings Inc reported a 45 percent rise in third-quarter net profits on Thursday, the biggest jump in its quarterly profits in a year, thanks to a strong performance by its retail equity business. Nomura, Japan's largest investment bank and brokerage, has benefited along with nearest rival Daiwa Securities Group Inc from a renewed appetite...

  • *Q3 profit Y70 bln yen vs Y39.5 bln analyst view. TOKYO, Jan 29- Nomura Holdings Inc reported a near 50 percent jump in third-quarter net profit on Thursday, as weakness in overseas bond-trading was offset by strength in the retail business of Japan's biggest investment bank and brokerage. Profit reached 70 billion yen in October-December versus the 39.5 billion...

  • Back to black: India on course for 2015 milestone Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:55 PM ET

    India's current account will see a surplus as the sharp decline in commodity prices drives a significant improvement in the country's terms of trade.

  • Are Europe’s low bond yields a bargain? Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 5:43 PM ET
    A man walks by a euro sign light installation in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Dec. 31, 2014.

    With quantitative easing on the cards, Europe's already low interest rates are set to fall, but some believe the continent offers the best bond returns.

  • Why record tourists to Japan won't matter much Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 5:43 PM ET

    Tourist spending hits a record high in Japan, and while good for certain sectors, it represents a small slice of the overall economy, say analysts.

  • Time out for Swiss watchmakers? Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 5:57 PM ET

    The Swiss franc's appreciation may dent Asian sales for Swiss luxury watchmakers, analysts say, exacerbating fallout from China's anti-corruption drive.

  • *Better-than-expected China data lifts China- related stocks. TOKYO, Jan 20- Japanese stocks surged to a more than one-week high on Tuesday morning as China's better-than-expected growth data lifted China- related stocks, while expectations that the European Central Bank will unveil easing measures buoyed overall sentiment. China- related shares...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Japan's Nomura Securities said on Monday it will lift wages for entry-level workers from April, answering a call by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for companies to boost pay to help the economy recover from recession. Nomura Securities, the core brokerage subsidiary of Nomura Holdings Inc, and Daiwa Securities Group Inc have been some of the main...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Japan's Nomura Securities said on Monday it will lift wages for entry-level workers, answering a call by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for companies to boost pay to help the economy recover from recession. Nomura Securities, the core brokerage subsidiary of Nomura Holdings Inc, has been one of the main beneficiaries of Abe's reflationary policies...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19- Prime Minister Najib Razak will announce policy changes, including likely budget revisions, on Tuesday to help Malaysia adjust to the impact of reduced oil and gas earnings due to the slump in global crude prices. Malaysia's 2015 budget, tabled in October 2014, was presented with the assumption that oil prices would have kept to $100 a barrel,...

  • SNB cements franc, yen safe-haven plays Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 12:33 AM ET

    Both the Swiss franc and the yen will remain where traders flee for safety, despite the SNB's surprise move to remove its euro peg- analysts.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal filed by several banks objecting to a lawsuit filed by a federal regulatory agency over their alleged role in selling mortgage-backed securities to now-failed credit unions. The litigation against the lenders, including units of Royal Bank of Scotland PLC and Wells Fargo& Co, can now...

  • Why China’s market rally looks dodgy Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 10:55 PM ET

    The rally in Chinese stocks has been accompanied by a sharp rise in margin financing, giving rise to concerns about the market's stability.

  • Singapore property faces test as rates rise Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 9:07 PM ET

    Singapore's efforts to rein in household debt and its sky-high home prices appear set for their first test as local rates begin to rise.

  • Are Chinese shares at the cusp of a bull run? Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 5:47 PM ET
    Share holders observe the stock market at a stock exchange corporation on December 17, 2014 in Nantong, Jiangsu province of China.

    After a more than seven-year mire, China stocks may finally be on the cusp of a long-term bull run, shrugging off an economic slowdown, analysts said.

  • Investors pin hopes on big Nikkei rally Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 10:51 PM ET
    A man is reflected on an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, November 17, 2014.

    Despite the lackluster performance of Japanese stocks in 2014, investors have high hopes for the market, forecasting gains of 17 percent by year-end.

  • Euro near 9-year low on Greek worry, easing bet Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 4:08 PM ET
    A clerk handles dollars and euros at a money exchange office in Paris.

    The euro fell to near a nine-year low, hit by concerns that Greek elections will result in a government that will aim to cancel austerity measures.

  • Citigroup appointed Shreyas Bordia managing director in its EMEA energy team based in London. Bordia joins from Morgan Stanley, where he was part of the energy team with a primary focus on the E&P and oil field services sectors, Citigroup said in a statement. DeBono, based in London, will focus on risk management and valuation of complex assets at FTI Consulting,...

  • MOVES- Berkshire Partners, Nomura, Avista Advisory Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 7:10 AM ET

    The buyout firm named Dave Bordeau, Marni Payne and Raleigh Shoemaker managing directors, who, along with 19 other managing directors, will manage the firm and its affiliated investment funds. The bank named Amanda Chen deputy head of its wealth management arm for Asia, ex- Japan. Cheah, who is based in Singapore, joins Avista from BNP Paribas Securities, where she...