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Asia

Our experience navigating Asia’s cultures and customs is unrivaled. With integrated global access and deep roots in Asia, Nomura Connects is where our rigorous research meets our extensive global footprint and provides true insights to one connected market.
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Volatility

Fireside Chats – China Investor Forum: Beijing’s ‘Volcker Moment’

China’s curbs on the property sector likely mean sacrificing short-term stability, but could pave the way for Beijing to pursue long-term growth

28 min podcast | August 2021

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Economics

Fireside Chats – ASEAN insights: Under pressure

Covid-19 pressure causing a delay in ASEAN's economic recovery.

28 min podcast | August 2021

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Economics

Fireside Chats - China Insights: Targeted tightening and universal easing

Is China approaching a slowdown?

30 min podcast | August 2021

Central Banks

Indonesia: A Worrying Wave Hits Hard

The Indonesian government has introduced more stringent measures to tackle the resurgence of Covid-19 cases amid the spread of the delta variant and low vaccination rate.

2 min read | August 2021

Sustainability

AI for Stock Selection – the ESG Connection

We introduce a novel AI-based technique for rating company ESG quality. Our method employs a unique Natural Language Processing (NLP) approach to analyse earnings call transcripts, uncovering ESG-relevant narratives and extracting ESG signals we can use to guide stock selection.

4 min read | August 2021

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Volatility

VOW21: Best of Volatility of the World 2021

Key note presentations on 5 things you didn't know about ESG, the challenges facing post pandemic economies, the evolution of the sustainability mega-trend, and how pursuing ESG investments need not trash your portfolio.

2 min read | July 2021

Emerging Markets

Thailand: The Long Road to a Tourism Recovery

Our TRIPTracker index indicates there's still a long way to go before tourist arrivals to Thailand recover.

3 min read | July 2021

Economics

Introducing Cassandra: Our Early Warning Model for Financial Crises

Cassandra is currently highlighting six economies – including the US, Japan and Germany – that could be subject to a financial crisis in the next 12 quarters.

2 min read | June 2021

Sustainability

Paul Polman: Embedding ESG in Business is the Right Thing to Do

Businesses must move from corporate social responsibility to being responsible social corporations.

5 min read | June 2021

Economics

Nomura Investment Forum Asia: Asia Healthcare in a Post-Pandemic World

Covid-19 has prompted hospitals across Asia to increase the use of technology in the delivery of their services. It’s also a wake-up call for India to boost its healthcare infrastructure.

2 min read | June 2021

Emerging Markets

Nomura Investment Forum Asia – Staying the Course With Asian Stocks Amid Near-Term Volatility

We expect strong earnings recovery this year for Asia ex-Japan equities and double-digit earnings growth in 2022.

2 min read | June 2021

Emerging Markets

Nomura Investment Forum Asia – 5G Rollout to Drive Revenue Growth at Chinese Telcos

The growing adoption of 5G networks among customers in China is expected to boost domestic telecom companies’ average revenue per user and mobile revenue growth.

2 min read | June 2021