Business / Corporate Jun 24, 2019

Nomura shareholders vote to re-appoint under-fire CEO Koji Nagai

Nomura Holdings Inc.'s besieged chief executive won a shareholder vote Monday, surviving a call for his ouster from the board following an information leak. CEO Koji Nagai was re-appointed at an annual shareholder meeting alongside nine other nominees proposed by the company, Japan's biggest brokerage ...

Nomura to reduce outlets in Japan by 20%

Business / Corporate Apr 5, 2019

Nomura to reduce outlets in Japan by 20%

Nomura Holdings Inc. said Thursday it will reduce the number of its sales outlets in Japan by at least 30, or 20 percent of its 156 domestic outlets, as part of structural reform measures. The brokerage giant aims to cut operating costs by a total ...

Keisuke Honda launching venture fund with Will Smith

Soccer Jul 18, 2018

Keisuke Honda launching venture fund with Will Smith

Keisuke Honda will launch a venture fund of around $100 million with Hollywood actor and rapper Will Smith this month, the athlete's management firm said Wednesday. Nomura Holdings Inc. said it will also take part in what has been called the "Dreamers Fund," which will ...

Japan brokerages face industry audit in wake of Nomura breach

Business Jul 19, 2017

Japan brokerages face industry audit in wake of Nomura breach

by Takahiko Hyuga

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 ...