National Jul 14, 2015

Alert raised after six universities, banks come under cyberattack

The websites of six Japanese universities were targeted in cyberattacks on Monday, prompting experts to warn that other academic institutions and companies should be on alert, NHK reported. The computer networks of Ehime University, the University of Yamanashi, Fukuoka University, Setsunan University in Osaka, Meijo ...

SMBC Nikko to boost overseas staff by 25%

Business / Corporate Jun 2, 2014

SMBC Nikko to boost overseas staff by 25%

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc.'s securities arm plans to increase the number of employees abroad by 25 percent in the next three years to expand in areas including securitization, trading and investment banking. SMBC Nikko Securities Inc. is seeking to boost head count overseas, mainly ...

SMBC Nikko and Daiwa increase hiring

Business / Corporate Dec 18, 2013

SMBC Nikko and Daiwa increase hiring

by Takahiko Hyuga

SMBC Nikko Securities Inc. and Daiwa Securities Group Inc. have increased their hiring targets for university graduates to bolster retail brokerage operations as stocks rally. SMBC Nikko recruited 460 graduates to start in April, 50 more than earlier planned, spokesman Tadataka Ishida said Wednesday. Daiwa, ...

Business / Corporate Oct 18, 2013

SMBC Nikko enters San Francisco

SMBC Nikko Securities Inc., the brokerage arm of the nation's second-biggest bank by market value, opened an office in San Francisco at the beginning of this month to tap overseas investors' demand for Japanese equities. The unit of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. will also ...