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Nomura Holdings plans a buyback of up to ¥100 billion.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 1, 2024
Nomura’s trading overhaul advances as CEO plans buyback
Nomura Holdings plans a buyback of up to ¥100 billion.
Nomura Holdings CEO Kentaro Okuda in Tokyo in May
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 29, 2023
Nomura eyes extra $100 million wholesale banking cost cuts
CEO Kentaro Okuda said that ensuring the recovery of Nomura's macro products business, where it has a high market share, is an important issues.
Nomura's majority-owned joint venture in China has struggled to grow since its launch in 2019.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 26, 2023
Nomura reviews business plan for mainland China as losses rise
The move comes as a further blow to the top Japanese investment bank's global expansion strategy.
Nomura Holdings has hired five traders to beef up its emerging markets trading desk.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 10, 2023
Nomura hires traders from rivals for Middle East credit push
The appointments are part of Nomura’s efforts to revive its emerging-market flow-credit desk.
Charles Wang Zhonghe, a senior banker at Nomura Holdings, has reportedly been barred from leaving China in a move connected to a long-running investigation of a top dealmaker in the country.
Sep 25, 2023
Senior Nomura banker barred from leaving China, report says
The exit ban on the chair of investment banking for China at the bank's Hong Kong arm is linked to an investigation of a top dealmaker in the country.
Fisheries minister Tetsuro Nomura apologizes at the ministry on Thursday after calling treated water from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant "contaminated."
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 1, 2023
Fisheries minister under fire for ‘contaminated water’ gaffe
“Contaminated water” is the expression used by China, and Japan has been extremely critical of Beijing's labeling.
Nomura Securities International has agreed to pay $35 million over securities trading fraud which took place from 2009 to 2013 and primarily from the company’s trading floor in New York.
Aug 23, 2023
Nomura fined $35 million in U.S. over mortgage-backed securities
Nomura Securities International will also pay almost $808,000 in restitution to victims of the scheme.
Imma, a virtual influencer, is the face of Nomura’s new campaign for tax-free investment accounts.
Aug 4, 2023
Nomura hires virtual influencer to coax Japan’s young investors
Boosting individual investments is particularly crucial as the country's baby-boomer generation passes on their assets to a younger generation.
Nomura Holdings Chief Executive Officer Kentaro Okuda
Aug 2, 2023
Nomura shares tumble most in two years after profit miss
The stock dropped as much as 8.5% on Wednesday morning, the biggest daily decline since March 2021.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 22, 2023
Markets warm to Toyota after EV and battery development plans ease fears
Nomura Securities and Mizuho Securities are among firms that have have raised their price targets for the Japanese auto giant since it revealed details of a new push into electrification.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 13, 2023
Nomura to scale back loss-making brokerage venture with Line
As part of the restructuring, Japan’s biggest securities firm will take over the management of client brokerage accounts.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 18, 2023
Nomura slashes profit targets across board, plans major review
The moves underscore the challenges for Nomura leadership as rate hikes and geopolitical tensions dampen investor sentiment.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 27, 2023
Nomura profit falls for third straight year under CEO Kentaro Okuda
Muted client sentiment and lackluster deal-making weighed on revenue at the Japanese brokerage while its overseas operations have now lost money in 10 out of the past 12 years.
Japan Times
Apr 20, 2023
‘J005311’: Silent collisions spark human truths
The production for director Hiroki Kono’s drama may be barebones, but its enigmatic and suspenseful storytelling keeps the audience engaged until the end.
Japan Times
Apr 19, 2023
For Japan's aging soccer players, 80 is the new 50
After the Tokyo Senior Football Association launched an O-75 division in 2017, an O-80 competition was only a matter of time.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 28, 2023
Nomura cautious on Credit Suisse hiring as rivals grab talent
While Japan’s biggest brokerage could end up getting some Credit Suisse bankers as it continues to invest in its businesses, it isn’t "systematically” targeting the Swiss bank’s employees.
Japan Times
Mar 18, 2023
Nomura sets even lower goals for women in leadership roles
Nomura International, the Japanese lender’s London-based investment bank, previously said it wanted 19% of senior management positions to be held by women by 2022 but missed the mark.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 9, 2023
Nomura cuts entertainment budget as rising costs hurt profit
The firm decided to cut its spending plan by about 30% for the current fiscal year following weak earnings in the first half, in a move that affects executives and senior managing directors.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 8, 2023
Nomura to boost pay raises as workers face highest inflation since 1981
Nonmanagerial staff in their 20s and 30s at Japan"s biggest brokerage will receive a slightly higher raise than the 6.2% average seen over recent years, the company said.
Japan Times
Jan 19, 2023
Former Nomura exec opens school to help shift Japan's savings to stocks
A tragic event led Seiji Watanabe to see stocks as a way to help nurture companies that provide necessary goods and services, rather than simply as a way of making money.


Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves