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Economics

The 2020 US Presidential Election - What to know?

With less than a week till Election Day, we've highlighted the key policies, swing states, probabilities, events and more to keep in mind.

3 min read | October 2020

Economics

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

Economics

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

Japan in focus

Case study: More important than ever: why ESG investment will remain crucial

6 min read | September 2020

Economics

More important than ever: why ESG investment will remain crucial

ESG investment in Japan is taking off, attracting intense demand from institutional investors. Financing ESG projects has moved from simple green loans to a highly diversified range of products, in which Nomura has a long history of innovation.

4 min read | August 2020

Geopolitics

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

Economics

Deglobalization: The past and future

The tide of deglobalization is reshoring and gathering momentum, who is set to benefit?

3 min read | August 2020

Emerging Markets

China Education: Embracing the Online Boom

The online education industry in China has great growth potential, with market size expected to double in five years.

2 min read | August 2020

Economics

Japan's path to normalization after pandemic

Nomura forecasts real growth outpacing potential growth during normalization

2 min read | August 2020

Economics

Diversification from China: The push and pull factors

What are the Global implications of diversifying from China?

3 min read | August 2020

Geopolitics

Government debt - a new paradigm?

For economies to stay afloat, historic amounts of fiscal and economic stimulus have been provided, but how will this sovereign debt be repaid?

2 min read | August 2020

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