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Europe, Middle East and Africa

At Nomura, we are always looking for opportunities that are born out of connected ideas. Nomura Connects brings together all of our latest thinking and views into one connected place.

Fireside Chats: 2021 Outlook - Global FX Strategy, overcoming political hurdles.

What will 2021 mean for FX markets?

28 min podcast | December 2020


Fireside Chats: ESG Insights – ESG’s star performance in 2020, its role in bank capital issuance, & what’s next?

After a record year of issuance, what's next for ESG?

37 min podcast | December 2020


Can you put a price on pollution?

Growing recognition of the criticality of decarbonising the world’s economies has lead to Carbon Pricing, but how does it work?

3 min read | December 2020


How the UK Economy is fast becoming the runt of the G10 litter?

Will the UK be able to vaccinate itself against a weakening economy?

3 min read | November 2020


Emerging Markets’ Quantitative Easing Amid Rising Investor Discrimination

Analysis of the rapid growth in 20 EM central bank balance sheets and show how 10 are now larger than that of the US Fed (relative to GDP).

3 min read | November 2020


Highlights from Nomura ESG Conference 2020

The global pandemic and increasing severity of climate change are redefining how risks are managed and opportunities captured in the financial sector. Our inaugural ESG conference on October 21-22, 2020 took a deep dive into these areas and the sustainable finance trends shaping the decade ahead, with a focus on Asia.

7 min read | November 2020


Fireside Chats – FX Insights: USD and CNY, how are 2 sides of different coins dealing with recent volatility?

How are FX markets dealing with the recent volatility?

3 min podcast | November 2020


Japan: Side effects of support measures for corporations

Companies overcoming cash flow issues caused by the pandemic may have to curb capex due to rising debt

2 min read | November 2020


Economic Policy under a Biden Administration

If Biden wins in November, he is likely to usher in a new set of US economic objectives and policies.

4 min read | September 2020


Why have European retail sales recovered so strongly?

Since lockdowns began to be lifted different sectors across Europe’s large economies have performed in different ways. But retailing – almost universally across developed markets – has rebounded at a far quicker pace.

3 min read | September 2020

Central Banks

Is the ECB playing catch up with the Fed?

Will the European Central Bank follow in the Fed’s footsteps and implement average inflation targeting?

5 min read | September 2020


Covid-19 a blessing in disguise for climate change?

We look at 6 ways that COVID-19 has helped address key issues in climate change.

4 min read | August 2020