Nomura’s equities and fixed income divisions handle client transactions for financial institutions, corporates, governments and investment funds around the world. We act as market makers, trading in fixed income and equity securities, including currencies, interest rates and credit in cash, derivatives and structured products. We have taken market-leading positions across the globe by leveraging the strength of our talent, client relationships and technology.
Since we acquired Lehman Brothers' operations in Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East in 2008, we have become a world-class player in both fixed income and equities. We remain committed to hiring top-quality talent who can drive innovation and deliver creative solutions for our clients.
Fixed income: By developing strong relationships with our client base through consistent interaction, independent advice and pre-eminent access to Asia, we have built a powerful global franchise across interest rates, currency and credit products. Our client services are far reaching across volume driven flow products and carefully tailored and structured solutions. In Fixed income Research we cover over 90 percent of the world’s economic and financial indicators, positioning us to provide timely information that investors can use.
Equities: We have exploited the changing financial landscape to build a client centric focus differentiated by innovation, electronic and service excellence and market leading derivatisation capabilities. We offer our clients superior access and liquidity as demonstrated by our #1 ranking on the London Stock Exchange since 2009. We lead the market with our cutting-edge technology and highly diverse sources of order flow. We are now connected to over 50 different exchanges, and our product is live with over 300 vendors in 40 countries. We cover over 1,900 stocks globally in equity research, which helps drive our market leading view of the equity markets around the world.
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If you are fascinated by the markets and their movements, cycles and patterns, then global markets could be for you. You will learn about how the partnership’s between the different functions and asset classes create success for us and our clients. Our success is built on:
Our world-class training programs have been developed to ensure that you have an excellent introduction to the firm and key requirements to build a successful career platform. You will learn hands-on skills such as valuation, pricing and structuring. The emphasis here is on practical application - we will make sure that you quickly develop the technical proficiency and strong business skills you need to thrive in this fast-moving market environment. Throughout your development, you will be supported by a buddy, mentor and our dedicated program management team.
Sales: Develop and maintain strong relationships with the firm’s clients that include banks, pension funds, hedge funds, insurance companies and corporate clients. Sales colleagues are responsible for delivering the capabilities of the firm in the form of services and products that best suit the clients’ needs.
Trading: Control and manage the firm’s exposure to the markets by buying and selling securities and providing liquidity (market-making). Traders work together with sales, structuring and research in the development of trading strategies for our clients.
Research: Provide internal and external views and published research on sectors, companies and markets. Deliver insights, investment ideas and strategies for asset managers and internal clients that assume market risk.
Structuring: Design and develop innovative products and strategies that are tailored to specific client needs. Structurers work together with sales, trading and research to analyze the risk exposure of the firm’s clients, and deliver tailor-made solutions that address their needs.
What will I need?
For an Analyst position you should have or expect a minimum 2.1, Distinction or 3.5 GPA (or equivalent) degree in any discipline. A Masters degree is advantageous but not a requirement. You should be highly numerate and a strong communicator. Fluency in English is essential and fluency in other Asian languages is often required for certain roles and locations.
For an Associate role, you must have, or be completing an MBA and have at least 2 to 3 years’ relevant work experience and demonstration of a strong sense of commerciality.