Awards & Recognition

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Publication Award Category Date
Refinitiv StarMine Analyst Awards Japan 2020
Top Stock Pickers
No.1 Automobiles (Masataka Kunugimoto)
Top Earnings Estimator
No.1 Household Durables (Daisuke Fukushima), Telecommunications (Daisaku Masuno)
October 2020
Institutional Investor All-Asia Research Team survey
  • Best India Research Analysts of the Year, weighted by commissions
  • #2 Health Care & Pharmaceuticals
  • Best Taiwan Research Analysts of the Year, weighted by commissions
  • #1 & 2 Information Technology
July 2020
  Japan's Top Corporate Access Providers ranking
  • #1 corporate access provider (as chosen by investors)
April 2020
  All-Japan Research Team Ranking
  • #1 equity research provider
  • No.1 ranked: Banks, Electronics/Industrial, Electronics/Precision Instruments, Machinery, Medical Technologies & Services
  • No.2 ranked: Telecommunications, Autos, Electronics / Components, Metals, Broadcasting, REITs, Trading Companies
  • No.3 ranked: Housing & Real Estate, Construction, Gaming & Internet, Auto Parts, Electronics / Consumer
March 2020
  All-Japan Sales Team Ranking
  • No.1 overall
March 2020
  All-America Fixed Income Research Survey
  • #2 Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Strategy - Non-Agency
July 2018
HFM HFM Europian Hedge Fund Performance Awards 2020
  • Nomura's Fixed Income Risk Premia UCITS Fund - Highly Commended
July 2020
Bond Connect Bond Connect Awards 2020
  • Outstanding Investment Bank
July 2020
GlobalCapital GlobalCapital Bond Awards
  • US RMBS Bank of the Year
June 2020
  Global Derivatives Awards 2019
  • Volatility Derivatives House of the Year
September 2019
The Asset Region's Best Local Currency Bond Individuals in Research, Sales and Trading
  • #3 in Pan Asia Research (Sonal Varma)
  • #4 in Singapore Research (Euben Paracuelles)
  • #4 in India Sales (Neha Saraf)
  • Highly commended in Pan Asia Sales (Shaun Ting)
June 2020
  2019 Asian G3 Bonds
  • Top Trader: #3 Wentao Yan
  • Top Analysts: #7 Nicholas Yap
  • Best Economist & Strategist: #8 Ting Lu
September 2019
FocusEconomics Analyst Forecast Awards
  • Overall: Singapore, Thailand
  • Current Account: Czech Republic, Thailand
  • Fiscal Balance: Australia, Singapore, Philippines
  • GDP: Russia, New Zealand
  • Inflation: Japan, Singapore, Thailand
  • Interest Rate: South Africa
  • Overall: Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan
  • Current Account: Indonesia
  • Exchange Rate: Romania
  • GDP: Taiwan
  • Interest Rate: Malaysia, Thailand
  • Overall: Australia, New Zealand
  • Current Account: Philippines
  • Exchange Rate: Philippines
  • GDP: China, Singapore
  • Inflation: Hungary
  • Interest Rate: Philippines, Egypt
May 2020
J-MONEY Best Research House 2019
Sectors, Large caps
No.1 overall
Medium-small caps
  • No.3 overall
  • No.1 ranked: Construction, Metals, Chemical, Electronics, Pharms, Precision instruments, Other products, Bank, Other financials, Information & Telecoms, Wholesale business
  • No.2 ranked: Mining, Steel, Nonferrous metals, Paper & Pulp, Pharms, Transportation equipment, Real Estate, Services, REIT
  • No.3 ranked: Rubber product, Glass, Textiles, Oils, Air transportation
April 2020
DTCC (The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation) Institutional Trade Processing Best Operational Brokers awards
  • Fixed Income Operational Broker of the Year 2019 (US, Japan and Great Britain)
April 2020
Nikkei Nikkei analyst survey
32 Industry sectors and market categories
  • No.1 ranked: Industrial electronics, Precision instruments/semiconductor equipment, Machinery/Shipbuilding & Plant Engineering, Banks, Business solution, Leisure/Amusement
  • No.2 ranked: Autos, Steel/nonferrous metals, Trading companies, Construction, Telecommunications
  • No.3 ranked: Consumer Electronics, Electronic parts, Auto Parts, Medical equipment/Services, Chemicals/Textiles, Housing & Real Estate, Media, REIT, Quantitative Research
March 2020
Fixed Income / FX Analyst and Economist
No.3 ranked: Securitization
March 2020
FX Week Asia FX Awards 2019
  • FX House of Year Japan
September 2019
Financial News Trading & Technology Awards Europe
  • Specialist Agency Broker of the Year (Instinet)
June 2019
Profit & Loss 2019 Digital FX Awards
  • P&L's One to Watch in 2019
April 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
Connecting Markets East & West