Nomura unveils plans to set up Content Company

Maria Nikolova

The new cross-divisional internal company named Content Company is scheduled to launch on July 1, 2020.

Nomura Holdings Inc (TYO:8604) today announced its plans to establish a new cross-divisional internal company named Content Company, which is poised to launch on July 1, 2020.

Nomura explains that it is working to expand the scope of its business from public to private side services. As an important step towards this, Nomura will bring together content from across the Group and relevant people to form the dedicated internal Content Company. This move is expected to enable the firm to improve content quality to provide more sophisticated proposals, and by making use of digital technologies, provide customized services and solutions to its clients.

Nomura will also enhance private side research for unlisted companies and other financial assets, and continue to offer proposals for society.

Since its founding, Nomura has been keenly focused on research and analysis, leveraging results internally as well as making them available to the public. Nomura has also been proactive in making proposals for the financial and capital markets and society.

Recent advances in technology allow for anyone to readily obtain a large amount of information. However, the value of publicly available information can be enhanced with analysis, Nomura says. The company notes that its research, the wide range of data it has gathered internally and other tangible and intangible content are critical assets to its future growth.

Read this next

Executive Moves

XS.com hires Ahmed Negm, a popular market analyst on CNBC, Sky News, Bloomberg’s Asharq

“Ahmed’s expertise and passion for understanding the intricacies of the financial markets will be invaluable as we continue to grow our client base and expand into new jurisdictions.”

Institutional FX

ATFX uses blockchain to help clients verify IBs and vice versa

ATFX said it has been working on the IB verification project for a few months.

Industry News

Research market in dire straits as SEC’s ‘no-action’ letter on MiFID II lapses in June – survey

“Of all the regulatory news that has hit the research market in the last few months, this is the one change that will fundamentally impact what fund managers can access and pay for in future.”

Executive Moves

Wombat appoints ex-abrdn Richard Charnock as UK platform turns to Europe

Launched in 2019, Wombat provides a dedicated mobile investing platform – available on both iOS and Android – offering users both range and choice.

Institutional FX

Broadridge integrates Point Focal’s pre and post-market reports

“Point Focal provides a unique lens on the market which will help add alpha to the trading process and these new insights will rapidly improve performance while mitigating execution risk and simplify trading.”

Technology

XCritical integrates with Brokeree Solutions, allowing its clients to launch copy trading 

The forex software provider – XCritical, has integrated Social Trading by Brokeree Solutions into their CRM system.

Industry News

HKEX partners with Saudi exchange for cross listings, ESG, Fintech

“The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the broader Middle Eastern region, are one of the world’s most dynamic and exciting economic and innovation hubs and also home to some of the fastest growing investor groups in the world. Hong Kong and HKEX’s markets offer significant opportunities for international investors and corporates, including unrivalled connectivity to the Mainland Chinese markets through our unique Connect programmes. This agreement signals the beginning of even greater collaboration between our companies and our home markets, and we look forward to exploring many future areas of cooperation.”

Executive Moves

CMC Markets Connect relocates APAC team led by Peter Foster to Singapore

“Singapore is a vibrant city and is now undoubtedly seen as Asia’s leading financial hub. The decision to bolster the CMC Markets Connect team here will help us cement the company’s position as a leading provider of multi asset liquidity and comprehensive trading solutions across the region.”

Retail FX

Italian watchdog red flags Olympus Brokers, UnicoFX and Allfina Group

Italy’s Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB) has shut down new websites in an ongoing clampdown against firms it accuses of illegally promoting investment products in the country.

<