Awards & Recognition

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Publication Award Category Date
GlobalCapital Global Derivatives Awards 2019
  • Volatility Derivatives House of the Year
September 2019
  GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2019
  • #1 in Most Impressive FIG House in Yen
  • #1 in Most Impressive Uridashi Dealer for SSAs
  • #3 in Most Impressive SSA House in Australian, Canadian and New Zealand Dollars
May 2019
FX Week Asia FX Awards 2019
  • FX House of Year Japan
September 2019
The Asset 2019 Asian G3 Bonds
  • Top Trader: #3 Wentao Yan
  • Top Analysts: #7 Nicholas Yap
  • Best Economist & Strategist: #8 Ting Lu
September 2019
  2019 Asian Local Currency Bond Benchmark Review
  • #1 in India Research (Sonal Varma)
  • #1 in Singapore Research (Euben Paracuelles)
  • #2 in Top arrangers – Investors' Choice for primary issues – Government bonds – INR
  • #2 in Top sellside firms in research – INR
  • #3 in Top sellside firms in the secondary market – Government bonds – CNH
  • #4 in Indonesia Sales (Lisa Usman)
  • #5 in Top sellside firms in the secondary market – Government bonds – INR
  • #5 in Top arrangers – Investors' Choice for primary issues – Government bonds – CNH
  • Highly commended: India Sales (Neha Saraf)
June 2019
Refinitiv StarMine Analyst Awards Japan 2019
Broker Awards
No.2 Overall
Top Stock Pickers
No.1: Trading Companies & Distributors (Yasuhiro Narita)
No.2: Automobiles (Masataka Kunugimoto), Banks (Ken Takamiya), Food & Beverages (Takaomi Kono)
No.3: Metals & Forest Products (Takaomi Kono), Real Estate (Tomohiro Araki)
Top Earnings Estimator
No.1: Industrials (Jumpei Yoshida), Media (Yoshitaka Nagao)
No.2: Energy & Utilities (Shigeki Matsumoto), Household Durables (Yu Okazaki), Metals & Forest Products (Takaomi Kono)
No.3: Retail (Hidehiko Aoki), Technology Hardware (Tetsuya Wadaki)
August 2019
DTCC (The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation) Institutional Trade Processing Best Operational Brokers awards
  • Fixed Income Operational Broker of the Year 2018 (US and Japan)
June 2019
HFM HFM Europian Hedge Fund Performance Awards 2019
  • Ucits - alternative risk premia: Nomura Equity Volatility Risk Premium Fund (Nomura Alternative Investment Management)
June 2019
Financial News Trading & Technology Awards Europe
  • Specialist Agency Broker of the Year (Instinet)
June 2019
FocusEconomics Analyst Forecast Awards 2019
  • Overall: Australia, Canada, Colombia
  • Current Account: Australia
  • Fiscal Balance: Australia, China
  • GDP: New Zealand
  • Inflation: Israel, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan
  • Overall: Japan, Malaysia
  • Current Account: Hong Kong
  • Fiscal Balance: Korea
  • GDP: Colombia, Turkey
  • Inflation: Hungary
  • Current Account: Philippines
  • Exchange Rate: Colombia, Egypt
  • GDP: Canada
  • Interest Rate: Canada, Peru, Philippines, Romania
May 2019
Profit & Loss 2019 Digital FX Awards
  • P&L's One to Watch in 2019
April 2019
J-MONEY Best Research House 2018
Sectors, Large caps
No.1 overall
Medium-small caps
  • No.2 overall
  • No.1 ranked: Food, Chemical, Nonferrous metals, Metals, Electronics, Transportation equipment, Precision instruments, Other products, Land transportation, Air transportation, Information & Telecoms, Wholesale business, Retailing, Bank, Insurance, Other financials, Services
  • No.2 ranked: Construction, Paper & Pulp, Pharms, Glass, Warehouse & Transportation, Real Estate, REIT
  • No.3 ranked: Rubber product, Steel
April 2019
Nikkei Nikkei analyst survey
31 Industry sectors and market categories
  • No.1 ranked: Industrial electronics, Precision instruments/semiconductor equipment, Machinery, Construction, Business solution, Leisure/Amusement
  • No.2 ranked: Electronic parts, Autos, Steel/nonferrous metals, Banks, Trading companies, Media, REIT
  • No.3 ranked: Consumer Electronics, Glass/Paper & Pulp, Telecommunications
March 2019
Fixed Income / FX Analyst and Economist
No.3 overall
No.2 ranked: Credit analysts
No.3 ranked: FX analysts
March 2019
Greenwich Associates Greenwich Associates' survey
  • #1 in Most Helpful Analysts in G3 Asian Bonds
  • #1 in Most Helpful Analysts in Domestic Currencies
  • #3 in Most Helpful Traders in G3 Asian Bonds
December 2018
The TRADE Leaders in Trading Awards
  • Algorithmic Trading: Best access to market -Instinet
  • EMS Best Product Consistency -Instinet
  • EMS Overall Outperformer -Instinet
November 2018
Institutional Investor All-Asia Trading Team Survey
  • #2 in Electric Trading for Japan
  • #3 in Local Market Color for Japan
September 2018
All-America Fixed Income Research Survey
  • #2 Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Strategy - Non-Agency
July 2018
Asia's Top Corporate Access Providers ranking
  • No.1 ranked: Corporate Access team
April 2018
All-Japan Research Team Ranking
  • No.1 overall (team-based)
  • No.1 ranked: Autos, Banks, Beverages, Food & Tobacco, Construction, Electronics/Industrial, Electronics/SPE, Internet, Machinery, Software, Telecoms, FI Strategy
  • No.2 ranked: Broadcasting, Housing & Real Estate, Metals, Plant Engineering & Shipbuilding, REITs, Technical Materials, Trading Companies, Currency & Foreign Exchange, Economics, Equity Strategy, Quantitative Research
  • No.3 ranked: Chemicals, Electronics/Components, Energy & Utilities, Health Care & Pharms, Insurance & Nonbank Financials, Transportation
  • Runners up: Auto Parts, Electronics/Consumer, OTC & Small Companies, Retailing
April 2018
All-Japan Sales Team Ranking
  • No.1 overall
April 2018
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