Nomura announces appointment of new rates strategist

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Nomura, Asia’s global investment bank, has appointed Albert Leung as Northeast Asia rates strategist.

Leung will be based in Hong Kong and reports to Rob Subbaraman, Head of Global Markets Research and Chief Economist for Asia ex-Japan. In his new role, he will be covering rates markets across the Northeast Asia region with a focus on China, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and partnering with Vivek Rajpal, who covers the India and Southeast Asia rates markets.

'Albert brings a wealth of experience in Asia rates strategy and I’m delighted to welcome him to Nomura', Subbaraman said. 'I am confident that with Albert on board, Nomura’s Asia rates research franchise will become even stronger, complementing the overall research team’s excellent track record in originating thought leadership on the key themes across Asia'.

Leung joins from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he worked in the Asia Local Market Strategy team and previously covered markets trading strategy at Citi in Hong Kong and London. He holds an MSc in Economics from Warwick University and a BA in Economics from Cambridge University

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