Global Research

The history of Nomura's research dates back to 1906, when it became the first company in Japan to establish a research department. Today, Nomura has 300 research specialists stationed in 15 regions around the world, covering politics, economics, foreign exchange, interest rates, equities, credit and quantitative strategies.

The strength of Nomura's global research lies in its detailed, in-depth analyses and forward-looking insights. We provide timely information based on this research to assist our clients in making informed investment decisions.

Extensive Coverage Leading Global Money Flows

90% of Japanese stock market

1,253 stocks across
11 stock markets in Asia-Pacific

32 currencies in
major economies

GDP of 33 countries
and regions

205 stocks in the
United States

As of March 2019

Connecting Markets East & West

  • We play a role in facilitating the money flows to, from and within Asia.
  • We are consistently ranked the top in Japanese equities research (No.1 in Institutional Investor ranking, commission-weighted).
  • Our analysts collaborate across regions and sectors to identify broader investment opportunities for clients.
  • We provide market forecasts based on economic data and market trends in a timely manner,
    while we emphasize in-depth analyses based on a long-term perspective.

Investment Strategies and Indexes

Nomura strives to develop new indexes to respond
swiftly to investor needs. Based on quantitative
analyses, our benchmark indices are widely used
by institutional investors, including public pension
funds. “Nomura-BPI”, “Russell/Nomura Japan Equity
Indexes” and “NOMURA Crude Oil Long Index” are
just some of the indexes that we have created to
correspond to changing client needs.

ESG Research

Whether in Europe, the US or Japan, investment styles
that take into account environmental, social and
corporate governance (ESG) issues are taking hold.
We offer value-added information to investors by
issuing reports on ESG themes and develop related
equity indexes to meet investor needs.