Japanese hedge funds climbed 26.77%

As Asian hedge funds outperformed peers.

Nomura's net revenue jumped 16.8% to 431.3b yen

Its retail business showed impressive results.

Markit names Matthew Serynek as managing director and head of Japan operations

In a release, Markit, a leading global financial information services company, announced the appointment of Matthew Serynek as managing director and head of Markit’s Japan operations.

South East Asia sealed US$27.1b M&A deals in 1H

Its most impressive opening half since 2008.

Japan equities allocation hit 6-year high

Bullish outlook of corporate profits on the horizon?

Nomura's income jumped 179% to US$1.8b

All three businesses remain robust.

Japan's Orix targets Dutch asset manager Robeco for $2.6-B

Orix Corp will buy Robeco from its owner Rabobank for about 2$2.6 billion.

Japanese mutual funds post biggest net inflow since May 2011

Japanese mutual funds experienced the biggest monthly net inflow in January since May 2011.