JPMorgan's Japan head of equity research resigns

Business / Corporate Apr 21, 2015

JPMorgan's Japan head of equity research resigns

Jesper Koll is leaving JPMorgan Chase & Co. after running the firm's equity-research team in Tokyo for more than five years. Koll resigned at the end of March to pursue a "new career opportunity," he wrote in an internal memo obtained by Bloomberg, without giving ...

Business / Corporate Jan 29, 2015

Nomura surprises with profit surge on banking, asset management

Upending analysts' estimates for a decline, Nomura Holdings Inc.'s third-quarter profit surged unexpectedly, led by fees from investment banking and asset management. Net income climbed 45 percent to ¥70 billion for the three months ended Dec. 31 from ¥48.3 billion a year earlier, Japan's largest ...

Business / Economy Jul 15, 2014

TSE to reduce tick sizes for certain stocks

Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc. will reduce tick sizes next Tuesday for certain major issues on the first section to make trading easier and increase volume. The bourse operator previously reduced tick sizes, the smallest increment by which a stock can move, for certain expensive stocks ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 13, 2013

SEC fines Chicago exchange for regulatory lapses

Federal regulators Tuesday fined the Chicago Board Options Exchange $6 million, saying its staff interfered with its three-year investigation of short selling at a member firm in an unprecedented breakdown of trading supervision. The settlement, which calls for immediate remedial actions, is the first ever ...