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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

Sustainability

The New ESG Playbook

EU Sustainable Finance Rules Start to Take Shape

3 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

Sustainability

ESG: Fad or Future?

As ESG investing gains momentum, we explore the factors that point toward this being more a genuine lasting shift than a short-lived fad

9 min read | July 2021

Sustainability

How can companies visualize invisible value?

Why investors need more than data...

2 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

Economics

William Dudley: Recovery to be Sustained and Inflation to be Transitory

William Dudley, former President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, was a keynote speaker at this year’s Nomura Investment Forum Asia.

3 min read | June 2021

Central Banks

US Economy- A Closer Look at Inflation Expectations

Most measures of inflation expectations remain at a level consistent with the Fed’s 2% flexible average inflation targeting (FAIT) framework

3 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

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