Japan brokerages face industry audit in wake of Nomura breach

Jul 19, 2017

Japan brokerages face industry audit in wake of Nomura breach

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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 ...

Gaffe-prone Aso brands brokerage workers 'shady types'

Aug 31, 2016

Gaffe-prone Aso brands brokerage workers 'shady types'

In the latest of a long series of gaffes, Finance Minister Taro Aso has hit out at brokerage workers — a profession he's responsible for overseeing. "People have a preconception that investing in bonds and stocks is dangerous, and that's correct," Aso said at a ...