The Washington Post
Property Slowdown Leads to Record Overseas Loans: China Credit
Cash-strapped Chinese developers are borrowing a record amount in the offshore loan market this year, adding to the highest debt loads since 2005.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
National Mortgage News
HSBC, Nomura Lose Bid to Block U.S. Regulator Lawsuits
Community Builder or Divider? Homeownership's Pluses and Minuses The benefits of homeownership are often cited in policy debates, though it has some downsides.
The Washington Post
Nomura Among 21 Brokerages Said to Apply for Japan Post IPO Role
Nomura Holdings Inc. and 20 other Japanese and foreign brokerages submitted applications to manage Japan Post Holdings Co.'
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Japan's brokerages seize opportunity as death tax set to rise
As Japanese families gathered earlier this month for the traditional "Obon" festival honouring ancestors, some elderly parents broached an awkward but increasingly critical topic: planning for inheritance.
HSBC, Nomura lose bid to avoid U.S. agency's mortgage lawsuits
A U.S. regulator can proceed with lawsuits accusing HSBC Holdings Plc and Nomura Holdings Inc of misleading Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into buying mortgage-backed securities that later turned toxic, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
S&P 500 Closes Above 2,000 For First Time
Global markets continued to march higher again today as more forecasters upgraded their calls for easing at the ECB meeting next Thursday.
Petrofac First-Half Profit Falls on Delays as Backlog Rises
Petrofac Ltd. 's first-half profit fell 44 percent after project delays sapped revenue at the U.K.'s largest oil and gas engineer.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
U.S. Dollar Rallies Precede Fed Tightening Cycles: Chart
History's message to currency investors is buy the dollar six to nine months before the Federal Reserve starts raising interest rates.
Japan stocks creep lower, with Sony down, Nomura up
The Topix was little changed, as was the yen, with the dollar buying A 104.11, up fractionally from A 104.04 at the previous stock-market close.
Nomura Rating Increased to Outperform at Credit Suisse
Shares of Nomura traded up 0.33% on Monday, hitting $6.441. 154,484 shares of the company's stock traded hands.
Nomura upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
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Thu Aug 21, 2014
Hormel Foods Rises On Upbeat Earnings; Sears Shares Slip
Midway through trading Thursday, the Dow traded up 0.39 percent to 17,045.75 while the NASDAQ dropped 0.05 percent to 4,524.34.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
U.S. credit union agency's lawsuits over toxic debt survive appeal
A U.S. appeals court has handed a major victory to a federal regulatory agency suing big banks over the sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities to since-failed credit unions, ruling that the lawsuits were not filed too late.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Emerging-Market Stocks Advance for Sixth Day; Ruble Strengthens
Emerging-market stocks rose for a sixth day as a rally by telecommunication and energy shares overshadowed Chinese data showing the nation's housing slump deepened.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
China Vanke First-Half Profit Rises 5.6% on Smaller-Home Sales
China Vanke Co. , the country's biggest developer by sales, said first-half profit climbed 5.6 percent as it sold more small and medium-size homes that are less affected by market downturns.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The China Post
Nomura sells US$325 mil. in accrual bonds
Nomura Bank International announced on Thursday it has issued US$325 million in 30-year accrual bonds in Taiwan, marking the first bond issued by a Japanese institution on the island in years.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Markets Close The Week On Negative Note As Ukraine Worries Mount
U.S. stocks erased early morning gains and finished lower following reports that Ukrainian artillery forces engaged armored vehicles entering Ukraine from Russia.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Nomura issues 30 Year USD Callable Zero Coupon International Bonds in Taiwan
The Notes were issued out of the Issuer's Note, Warrant and Certificate Programme and are guaranteed by each appointed as manager.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Washington Post
With Euro Bears This Rabid, Pimco Says Shorts a Risk: Currencies
Hedge funds and other large speculators have now wagered more on a decline in the 18-nation currency than about any time in the past two years based on Commodity Futures Trading Commission data.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Nomura, Credit Agricole Sell Bonds in Taiwan as Diversity Sought
Nomura Holdings Inc. and Credit Agricole SA are selling their first U.S. dollar-denominated bonds in Taiwan as the local regulator seeks to diversify international issuance.