Takahiko Hyuga

For Takahiko Hyuga's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Japan brokerages face industry audit in wake of Nomura breach

Jul 19, 2017

Japan brokerages face industry audit in wake of Nomura breach

Japanese securities firms face an inspection by the industry association into their compliance with insider rules after Nomura Holdings Inc. discovered it breached laws governing the handling of nonpublic information.The Japan Securities Dealers Association’s new chief pledged to examine how firms train and educate ...

Mizuho seeks to challenge Nomura as nation's biggest equity firm

/ Oct 20, 2016

Mizuho seeks to challenge Nomura as nation's biggest equity firm

Mizuho Financial Group Inc., the mega-bank that added dozens of stock analysts and salesmen in the past year, is seeking to loosen Nomura Holdings Inc.’s stranglehold on the nation’s potentially lucrative yet elusive retail brokerage business.Tokyo-based Mizuho wants to overtake Nomura as the nation’s ...

Nomura-Keio fund boosts investment target for domestic startups

Aug 8, 2016

Nomura-Keio fund boosts investment target for domestic startups

Keio University and Nomura Holdings Inc. increased the fundraising goal for their venture-capital partnership by 50 percent to ¥15 billion after demand from Japanese financial firms during the first phase of financing exceeded expectations.Keio Innovation Initiative Inc., founded by Japan’s oldest university and biggest ...

'Pink-slip party' organizer prepares for firm's IPO

/ Jun 13, 2016

'Pink-slip party' organizer prepares for firm's IPO

Seven years after making a name for itself by hosting a “pink-slip party” for finance professionals left jobless during the global financial crisis, Japanese online recruiter BizReach Inc. is about to start putting some bankers to work.In August the career consultant will start looking ...