140 search results for: Japan

Sustainability

COP26: What to Expect from the UN’s Climate Summit

Ahead of COP26 in Glasgow, five sustainability experts across Nomura reflect on the issues that will be discussed to help the global economy reach net zero carbon emissions and keep the planet below 1.5°C

8 min read | October 2021

Central Banks

Korea: Japanification Risks Strike Again

2 min read | October 2021

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Sustainability

Nomura’s Jeff McDermott: `Asia is Mission Critical to Address Climate Change’

Jeff McDermott, Nomura’s newly appointed Global Co-Head of Investment Banking talks about the pressing need for Asia to decarbonize and how Nomura can be a force for good in transitioning companies to greener energy.

15 min video | October 2021

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Emerging Markets

MacroBrew - China Insights: Double shocks pose a risk of a growth double dip

In this Macrobrew@Nomura session we discuss China's outlook.

60 min video | October 2021

Sustainability

A Win for Nature: Rules to Tackle Biodiversity Loss Start to Emerge

The launch of a new taskforce to protect biodiversity, highlights human reliance on nature to the tune of $44 trillion, and promises to shift financial flows to limit the damage.

4 min read | October 2021

Japan in focus

A Sleeping Giant: The Rise of Japan’s GSS Bond Market

Green, social and sustainability bonds in Japan are seen as instrumental in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and addressing the nation’s social issues

5 min read | October 2021

Sustainability

How New ESG Transparency Rules Will Unleash the Next Green Wave

Regulators across the world are revamping ESG disclosure rules to reduce greenwashing and catch up with demand from investors struggling to decipher how green their investments truly are.

6 min read | October 2021

Volatility

What's on the horizon for the global economy?

Our weekly updated overview highlights the key releases of global economic market data from around the globe and provides an economic outlook for the rest of 2021 by region.

3 min read | October 2021

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Technology

Fireside Chats – APAC Tech Strategy: Growth opportunities in a post Covid-19 world

Asia's tech cycle and growth opportunities to watch.

26 min podcast | September 2021

Sustainability

How the World’s Largest Infrastructure Asset Manager Set a Net Zero 2040 Goal

Chris Leslie, Global Head of Sustainability at Macquarie Asset Management explains to Nomura Greentech how the Australian finance firm is well on track to be carbon neutral thanks to a shift in culture.

3 min read | September 2021

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Japan in focus

Fireside Chats – Japan Insights: Abenomics to Suganomics to…?

Outlook for Japan and markets ahead of the election.

30 min podcast | September 2021

Central Banks

Is the ECB calling the end of the pandemic?

The ECB looks set to conclude its pandemic response program (PEPP) and step up its asset purchasing program (APP) in its stead.

5 min read | September 2021

Sustainability

Making a Mark - The Emergence of Impact Finance

An unconventional branch of finance looks set to play a bigger role on the world stage amid a growing realisation that urgent action is required to meet climate targets.

5 min read | September 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

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

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

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Central Banks

Fireside Chats - US & European Insights: Inflation, how far will it go?

Commodities and inflation are rising, how will they respond across the pond?

29 min podcast | June 2021

Economics

Nomura Investment Forum Asia – The Diverging Recovery Paths of Asia’s Biggest Economies

China, which staged a sharp rebound in economic growth could face downward pressure into the second half of the year. Japan's recovery hinges on the acceleration of its vaccination program.

3 min read | June 2021

Economics

Resilience of global M&A

Global M&A saw a marked increase in the wake of the pandemic, but is this rise here to stay, and if so in which sectors?

6 min read | June 2021

Sustainability

Carbon Pricing and Financial Markets: The cheapest most expensive commodity

Various approaches to carbon pricing have been trialled in financial and capital markets, illustrating major changes in Enterprise Value.

5 min read | June 2021

Emerging Markets

It’s the Decade to Double Down on Chinese Equities

It is time for global investors to recognize China's scale and complexity, consider it a separate asset class and dedicate more resources and funds to this market.

3 min read | June 2021

Rates

A Measured Approach to ESG Investing

An overlay technique of consensus-ratings to improve the ESG quality of portfolios

5 min read | June 2021

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Japan in focus

Fireside Chats - Japan Insights: Mid-year Macro Strategy Outlook

We discuss the impact of this recent wave of Covid-19 infections.

35 min podcast | May 2021

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Technology

Fireside Chats - Asia Insights: Is the world out of chips?

The Global semi-conductor chip shortage and impact to markets.

26 min podcast | May 2021

Sustainability

A new green finance paradigm

The pandemic has spurred a reset in values regarding social and environmental stewardship.

4 min read | April 2021

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Economics

Fireside Chats: Asia Insights: The surge in India’s Covid-19 cases, and its repercussions…

The surge in Covid-19, and it's impact on India's outlook

34 min podcast | April 2021

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Emerging Markets

Fireside Chats – Asia Insights: Prospects for Indonesian and ASEAN economies.

Outlook for ASEAN economies.

27 min podcast | March 2021

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Emerging Markets

Fireside Chats – EM Insights: Which countries lie under the Damocles Sword?

Which Emerging Markets are at risk of an exchange rate crisis?

22 min podcast | March 2021

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Volatility

Fireside Chats – FX Insights: RMB – Bullish beyond the year of the Ox?

We see two key longer-term factors supporting RMB appreciation.

30 min podcast | March 2021

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Central Banks

Fireside Chats - BoJ and ECB Strategy Review: A New Direction?

How will the upcoming BoJ and ECB meetings impact monetary policy strategy and markets?

43 min podcast | March 2021

Economics

Japan begins discussions on carbon pricing framework

Carbon pricing in Japan could focus on policy mix involving carbon tax, emissions trading, subsidies

3 min read | March 2021

Economics

Biden’s Green Shift and its Impact on Asia

A pillar of US President Joe Biden’s bid for the presidency was the radical reform of US environmental policy, but what will it mean for Asia?

3 min read | January 2021

Economics

2021 Global Economic Outlook - A topsy-turvy recovery

The still-raging pandemic produced a unique recession in 2020, but what does the future hold?

4 min read | December 2020

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Central Banks

Asia Outlook 2021 – Bracing for reflation

6 min read | December 2020

Sustainability

Social Impact Investing Looks Set to Rise in ASEAN

ASEAN countries have made significant advances in reducing poverty and improving human development but improvements in gender equality and social mobility have been slow.

4 min read | December 2020

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Emerging Markets

Fireside Chats: 2021 Outlook – Asia, a year for Suganomics, China’s growth, and good fortunes?

What will 2021 mean for Asia's outlook?

30 min podcast | December 2020

Technology

China’s dual circulation strategy: A tale of chips versus homes

2 min read | December 2020

Economics

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

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Emerging Markets

Fireside Chats – Asia Insights: China’s Dual Circulation Strategy; clear aim, tricky implementation.

Is China becoming more self-sufficient?

3 min video | November 2020

Economics

Asia under Bidenomics

10 min read | November 2020

Economics

Highlights from Nomura ESG conference 2020

7 min read | November 2020

Economics

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

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Emerging Markets

Fireside Chats – Emerging Markets FX Insights

Is Indonesian 'helicopter money' keeping their economy aflight?

26 min podcast | October 2020

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Economics

Fireside Chats – The 2020 US Election: Trump vs Biden, who will be ‘shut up’ for good?

We talk with Robert Dent, from our US economics team, on the outlook for the US after the first TV debate.

17 min podcast | October 2020

Economics

Economic policy under a Biden administration

4 min read | September 2020

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Japan in focus

Fireside Chats – Japan Outlook: Abenomics without the Abe?

With a change in leadership after the resignation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, what's next for Japan?

17 min podcast | 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

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

Economics

Japan's path to normalization after pandemic

2 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

Technology

The Rise of eSports: An already growing ecosystem now accelerated by current events

The eSports ecosystem and related industries are expected to grow even after the current pandemic we are experiencing passes.

5 min read | August 2020

Central Banks

The world post Covid-19

Nomura special report

3 min read | July 2020

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Economics

Fireside Chats - The EU recovery fund: The what, the why, the how?

In this episode of our Fireside Chat series Jordan talks with Marco Brancolini from our EUR rates desk strategy team on the EU recovery fund.

21 min podcast | July 2020

Japan in focus

Japan’s post-Covid growth strategy and action plan

2 min read | July 2020

Japan in focus

Japan’s first digital bond offering using blockchain technology

4 min read | June 2020

Technology

Nomura Investment Forum Asia: Covid-19 will reshape global auto industry

4 min read | June 2020

Economics

Nomura Investment Forum Asia: ESG perspectives

4 min read | June 2020

Economics

Nomura Investment Forum Asia: Asia equities market outlook

2 min read | June 2020

Economics

Nomura Investment Forum Asia: Global economic outlook post Covid-19

3 min read | June 2020

Volatility

Sector challenges driving the rise of Convertible Bond issuance

Companies and investors set to benefit from new issuance of convertible bonds as they provide flexible finance solutions to corporates and high returns to investors.

1 min read | June 2020

Economics

World after reopening and ideas for Japanese equities

Basic strategy likely to involve shift to sectors with high intrinsic growth rate (alpha)

3 min read | April 2020

Economics

Damocles update 3: Our early warning indicator of exchange rate crises

Damocles is based on a noise-to-signals approach in which we use eight key indicators to predict currency crises in 30 emerging market (EM) countries; this approach has correctly predicted 67% of the 54 crises since 1996.

1 min read | April 2020

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Economics

Fireside Chats - Big stimulus in the pipeline, but China won’t rescue the Global economy again

In this episode of our Fireside podcast series Jordan Rochester and our Chief China Economist Ting Lu discuss the outlook for China.

24 min podcast | April 2020

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Economics

Fireside Chats - Europe’s next response to Covid-19

Our Chief Euro Area Economist George Buckley and FX Strategist Jordan Rochester discuss what the future holds for Europe under lockdown.

19 min podcast | April 2020

Economics

The Global Economic Impact of Covid-19

Our weekly update on the global economic impact Covid-19 has had on GDP, and provide their base, good and bad scenarios.

3 min read | April 2020

Central Banks

Will Covid-19 tip the Japanese economy into recession?

3 min read | March 2020

Economics

Upturn in global IT cycle and the Japanese economy

4 min read | February 2020

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Central Banks

UK and Euro Area Outlook 2020

New year, new decade, new risks?

2 min read | January 2020

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Central Banks

Global economic outlook 2020: On shaky foundations

17 min video | January 2020

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Economics

Nomura Investment Forum Tokyo featured article: US-China conflict reshaping global trade order

5 min video | December 2019

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Economics

Nomura Investment Forum Tokyo featured article: Japan’s economy in 2020 Making the case for cautious optimism

1 min video | December 2019

Japan in focus

Quantum Computer Research of Nomura Asset Management

4 min read | November 2019

Technology

Does eFX still require a human touch?

Client demands for speed and efficiency, coupled with regulatory pressure for transparency, will continue to drive the growth of electronic trading, including trading of more complex products

4 min read | November 2019

Sustainability

Innovation driving Asia’s healthcare ecosystem

6 min read | October 2019

The Japanese Garden Story

Where has the East met the West to create beautiful gardens

2 min video | October 2019

Central Banks

Risk of BOJ taking rates further into negative territory and investment strategies

5 min read | October 2019

Volatility

What's the impact of Brexit on the UK Auto Industry?

We update and expand the scope of our analysis for the impact for global automakers, and the intensity of the fallout from a hard Brexit.

2 min read | October 2019

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Japan in focus

Japan 2030

Nomura supported the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in the creation of a deep dive podcast series looking into the future of Japan and where their culture, economy, and government will be by 2030 and beyond.

20 min podcast | September 2019

Economics

Nearing an inflection point: Preparing for a change in global growth velocity

2 min read | September 2019

Hana

The Japanese connect with horticulture in a deeply spiritual way. From fleeting Spring time celebrations to ancient traditions, the well-tended garden is something of great reverence for the Japanese. These practices, and the collaboration and exchange of ideas between dedicated gardeners from East to West, is creating a new horticultural experience.

| August 2019

Japan in focus

Bonsai: A miniature view of global markets

How an understanding of Japan's revered bonsai helps explain the markets

3 min read | August 2019

Bonsai: How horticultural, technical and artistic expertise delivers excellence

Every tree starts with a seed or a cutting. And a bonsai, while timeless and breath-taking, is just the same.

3 min read | August 2019

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Japan in focus

The Bonsai Story

How the Japanese pursuit of perfection in bonsai has found a home in the West.

3 min video | August 2019

Japan in focus

Bonsai: Why long-term commitment and vision underpins their beauty

Japan’s ancient bonsai tradition, where miniaturised shrubs and trees are grown in pots for many hundreds of years. This art form is a millennium in the making.

4 min read | August 2019

Central Banks

Japan: conditions for more BOJ easing and implications

3 min read | July 2019

Blockchain - disrupting the world of finance one distributed ledger at a time

A financial future built on distributed ledger technology, will blockchain take a bite out of banking complexity?

1 min read | July 2019

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Central Banks

Asia mid-year equities outlook 2019

3 min video | July 2019

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Japan in focus

Horticulture

Where has the East met the West to create beautiful gardens

| July 2019

Central Banks

Global midyear economic outlook 2019

Our midyear review looks at different regions around the globe and the key factors affecting them through the remainder of 2019.

4 min read | July 2019

Economics

NIFA featured article - New equilibrium: US-China tensions and the fate of free trade

5 min read | June 2019

Central Banks

NIFA featured article - Out of ammo: Why the next slowdown may be difficult to counter

4 min read | June 2019

Economics

Japanese economy to remain at low ebb

Our main scenario is that recession and additional policy response will be avoided

3 min read | June 2019

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Central Banks

Highlights from Nomura Investment Forum Asia 2019

1 min read | June 2019

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Technology

Dealing with Digital Transformation

6 min video | May 2019

Oishii

4 min video | May 2019

What do Japanese gardens tell us about financial markets?

We identify the 6 key themes between banking and horticulture.

2 min read | May 2019

Sakura

Why the West is obsessed with Japan's famous blossom

| May 2019

Technology

How will asset managers survive in a data driven world?

Asset management’s next phase of disruption has arrived with big data creating the imperative for a radical re-imagination of technology in the investment processes.

6 min read | May 2019

Stories

Our story is built on a commitment to deliver unique value to clients by connecting markets East & West. Beyond the world of investment banking and global markets, we seek to discover views that share some of the inherent qualities of Japan that are influencing new solutions in the west.

| May 2019

Economics

India: the 'frown curve' – why politics and economics don’t always smile

2 min read | March 2019

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Volatility

The UK in 2019: Why are global investors optimistic about the UK?

Our UK 2019 outlook looks at how the UK still remains attractive to international investors despite Brexit uncertainty.

1 min read | February 2019

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Volatility

Europe in 2019: What will drive a recovery this year?

Our European Outlook looks at what will drive recovery in Europe in 2019.

3 min video | February 2019

Central Banks

How will BOJ respond to calls for more easing?

Out of the limited number of options available, what method can the BOJ use?

2 min read | February 2019

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| February 2019

Asia: Top 5 articles from 2018

1 min read | January 2019

Central Banks

Japan outlook 2019: gradual economic slowdown to continue

2 min read | January 2019

Technology

APAC technology: is there light at the end of the tunnel?

4 min read | January 2019

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Economics

Equity markets in 2019: soft power matters

2 min video | December 2018

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Economics

Asia in 2019: always darkest before the dawn

3 min video | December 2018

Economics

US-Sino trade friction: not all a lose-lose outcome for Asia

7 min video | November 2018

Japan in focus

How X-Elio completed Japan’s largest solar sale

How X-Elio completed Japan’s largest solar sale – and what it says about the sector’s evolution

4 min read | November 2018

Economics

Euroyen market delivers swift results

Euroyen bonds offer size and speed for banks seeking regulatory capital. Are more deals on the way?

4 min read | October 2018

Economics

In the hunt for yield where are the new sources of volatility?

1 min read | September 2018

Central Banks

Damocles: our early warning indicator of exchange rate crises

3 min read | September 2018

Japan in focus

What can we learn from the history of trade wars?

2 min read | August 2018

Economics

Why global bonds are still attractive to Japanese issuers

3 min read | August 2018

Volatility

East meets West: How China’s Geely connected with Volvo Trucks

3 min read | August 2018

Emerging Markets

China FinTech – 2018: survival of the fittest

3 min read | July 2018

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Economics

Asia growth slowdown: six reasons why a growth slowdown lies ahead

4 min video | July 2018

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Economics

Why market volatility is inevitable

Key analysts from our sales and trading desks from around the globe discuss the inevitability of volatility, and its true meaning.

3 min video | June 2018

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Central Banks

Highlights from Nomura Investment Forum Asia 2018

3 min video | June 2018

About us

| May 2018

Emerging Markets

Where are the risks in an EM snapback?

Continued 'Goldilocks' economic conditions have led EM investors to view the glass as half full, but four key triggers could lead to a snapback for EM

3 min read | April 2018

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Economics

What is fuelling trade in global emerging markets?

2 min read | April 2018

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Economics

How is technology transforming global emerging markets?

Technology has transformed the global economy, and it’s giving emerging markets a competitive advantage.

1 min video | April 2018

Economics

China: beyond falling M2 growth

2 min read | March 2018

Japan in focus

Japanese cross-border M&A takes off

Outbound M&A from Japanese companies is growing and could be a beacon in a volatile international environment

6 min read | March 2018

Economics

Time for the National Pension Service to escape “home bias”

2 min read | February 2018

Economics

Asia Economic Outlook 2018

1 min read | December 2017

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Economics

Outlook 2018: Asia

5 min video | December 2017

Central Banks

The great decoupling: are Asian central banks breaking from the Fed?

2 min read | November 2017

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Eddie Jones: laser-sharp focus

Eddie Jones, Head Coach of England Rugby, explains how he keeps his team focused.

1 min video | November 2017

Economics

China equity strategy: Add Japan and India to our comparative study

3 min read | September 2017

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Economics

Highlights from Nomura Investment Forum Asia 2017

6 min video | August 2017

Economics

Are striving tiger cubs the next phase of flying geese?

11 min podcast | August 2017

Volatility

Deal-contingent hedging: a flexible way to mitigate risk

Many CFOs assume that risks relating to M&A transactions from unpredictable events (eg Brexit) are difficult to mitigate. But mitigating the risk is achievable.

3 min read | January 2017