Nomura has strengthened its position as the world’s preeminent provider of Fixed Income research, following the announcement of its #1 ranking for Currency / Foreign Exchange research in the Institutional Investor All-America Fixed Income Research survey for 2013.
Nomura’s Technical Analysis team improved its position and was ranked 2nd in its research sector. Nomura also saw strong performance across all Securitized Products categories, retaining top-three rankings in four survey classifications. Additionally, the Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities Strategy team improved its position by four places and ranked 6th while the U.S. Governments Strategy research team achieved “runner-up” status for the first time.
Nomura has retained its overall 7th ranking in the Institutional Investor All-America Fixed Income Research survey for 2013. The team achieved top rankings in the following sectors:
1st Currency / Foreign Exchange (1st in 2012 and 2011)
2nd Agency-Structured Products Strategy (2nd in 2012)
2nd Prepayments Strategy (2nd in 2012)
2nd RMBS Strategy / Agency (2nd in 2012)
2nd Technical Analysis (3rd in 2012)
3rd RMBS Strategy / Nonagency (3rd in 2012)
Runner-up: U.S. Governments Strategy (6th in 2013 and 2012)
Jens Nordvig, Head of Fixed Income Research for the Americas and Global Head of Foreign Exchange Strategy, said: 'We are delighted to build on our success across the Fixed Income research franchise and to confirm our number 1 ranking for FX research in the Americas. It is encouraging to see that our focus on producing genuinely insightful research and actionable trade ideas across products and asset classes is paying-off in terms of increasing client recognition in the Americas and globally'.
Nomura’s global Fixed Income research teams comprise acknowledged industry experts covering all major markets and regions including Asia, Europe, Japan, Latin America and North America.
As the leading Asia-based investment bank with a truly integrated global platform, Nomura is uniquely placed to observe and analyze global capital flows and is consistently recognized by clients for its market insights, strategic advice and efficient execution.