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Financial and Capital Markets Research
The Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research conducts research on medium- to long-term structural themes in the financial and capital markets under the basic principles of neutrality, professionality, and practicality.
The research is published in Japan and overseas in the Nomura Capital Markets Quarterly and on this website.
Nomura Sustainability Research Center
Based on objective and practical research conducted by members of the Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research, the Center systematically and strategically extracts and monitors sustainability themes that are closely related to financial and capital markets.
May 9th 2022
"Strengthening Environmental, Social, and Governance Investment under COVID-19" edited by Naoko Nemoto & Lian Liu, co-authored by Akane Enatsu, is published by Asian Development Bank Institute. (April 2022)
May 6th 2022
The article "How Artificial Intelligence is Reshaping ESG Ratings" (contributed by Kenji Tominaga) is released at Nomura Connects. (April 2022)
April 26th 2022
The article "Japan Retail Investors Embrace ESG Amid Pandemic, Nomura Survey Shows" (contributed by Kengo Nishiyama) is released at Nomura Connects. (April 2022)
March 29th 2022
"Financing Sustainability: Critical Issues with East Asian Experiences" edited by Rajah Rasiah, Gopi Krishnan & Azleen Osman Rani, co-authored by Akane Enatsu, is published by the University of Malaya Press. (March 2022)
March 7th 2022
The Spring 2022 issue of the Nomura Journal of Asian Capital Markets, published by Nomura Foundation and to which Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research contributes, is available on Nomura Foundation's website. This issue features articles on "Development of Sustainable Finance Markets toward Achieving the SDGs." Past issues are available here.
March 4th 2022
The article "ASEAN Green Taxonomy: Decoding Sustainability in Southeast Asia" (contributed by Yohei Kitano) is released at Nomura Connects. (March 2022)
February 4th 2022
The comment by Akane Enatsu is quoted in "Japan Municipalities' ESG Bond Sales to Get New Decarbon Push" by Bloomberg (February 4th 2022)
January 26th 2022
The article "China's Net Zero Goal - Mapping the Decarbonization Path of Asia's Superpower" (contributed by C.H Kwan) is released at Nomura Connects. (January 2022)
December 6th 2021
The article "Sustainable Finance in Singapore: A Blueprint for the Region" (contributed by Yohei Kitano) is released at Nomura Connects. (December 2021)
November 4th 2021
The comment by Akane Enatsu is quoted in "COP26: What to Expect from the UN's Climate Summit" by Nomura Connects (October 2021)
November 4th 2021
The article "A Win for Nature: Rules to Tackle Biodiversity Loss Start to Emerge" (contributed by Hiromi Hayashi) is released at Nomura Connects. (October 2021)
October 4th 2021
The comment by Naotaka Itazu is quoted in "How New ESG Transparency Rules Will Unleash the Next Green Wave" by Nomura Connects (September 2021)
September 30th 2021
The article "Making a Mark - The Emergence of Impact Finance" (contributed by Akane Enatsu) is released at Nomura Connects. (September 2021)