Nomura posted a smaller-than-expected drop in second-quarter profit as the closure of a U.K. unit cut tax expenses and investment banking revenue increased.
Ben Gladwin has played just three times for Queens Park Rangers since moving to Loftus Road during the summer transfer window.
Aston Villa's Adama Traore has made just five appearances for the club so far.
The Celtic striker has had kind words to say about Downes.
Sheffield Wednesday's Sam Hutchinson put in a stunning performance against Arsenal.
Rangers are hoping to bring through more youth players to the first-team.
The former Liverpool 'keeper was released by Bradford City yesterday.
Aston Villa take on Southampton in the Capital One Cup later this evening.
Three Liverpool youngsters are in line for their full debuts against Bournemouth in the League Cup on Wednesday night.
West Ham United are the kings of London so far this season topping the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace in derby matches.
Deutsche Bank has warned it will lose more than €6bn (£4.4bn) in the third quarter in a record loss.
Citigroup has appointed Usman Ahmed as the chief executive of its Bahrain business as well as its Islamic investment banking division, the said on Tuesday.
The ex-head of trading at Deutsche Bank's Russian operation, Tim Wiswell, has filed a suit against his former employer for wrongful dismissal, his lawyer said on Wednesday.