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Markets & Products Business

Markets & Products Business

Establishing a top–tier presence in financial markets by offering investment products and services tailored to client needs

The Global Markets Division offers a highly–diverse range of value–added investment products and services to address the increasingly sophisticated needs of clients both in Japan and overseas while also effectively leveraging the expertise of our offices around the world.

We will continue to reinforce our sales and trading arms by focusing on client relationships and further enhance our solutions–centric business.

Fixed Income

Mizuho Securities has established itself as the market leader in government bonds, having secured top market share. We dedicate our efforts to delivering products expertly tailored to our clients' investment strategies, proactively engaging in market making, and providing timely and insightful information.
Furthermore, we are strengthening cross–border transactions through fully–integrated domestic and overseas operations to effectively leverage global markets in responding to our clients' diverse needs.

Share of Government Bond Transactions Over–the– Counter Trading Volume (trading with clients*1)

Fixed Income

Figures up to 2012 are those of the former Mizuho Securities.*2

  • *1Trading with clients excludes trading with bond dealers and includes trading with foreign investors.
  • *2The former Mizuho Securities is the entity prior to the January 4, 2013 merger with former Mizuho Investors Securities.

Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on data from Japan Securities Dealers Association

In a survey conducted by Greenwich Associates on yen–denominated bond trading quality in 2018, Mizuho Securities received high marks for the quality of both sales and trading.

Equity

In the equity business, Mizuho Securities is committed to satisfying increasingly sophisticated client needs by providing enhanced execution services for electronic transactions, etc., expanding IR services for clients both in Japan and overseas, and offering products such as derivatives and equity finance, in addition to top–class research. Likewise, through ongoing upgrades, we ensure that both corporate and individual clients are able to take advantage of state–of–the–art transaction methods and cutting–edge research.

Share of TSE Trading Value

Equity

Figures for the first half of FY12 and those for October to December during the second half of FY12 are the simple sum of figures of the former Mizuho Securities* and former Mizuho Investors Securities.

  • *Former Mizuho Securities is the entity prior to the January 4, 2013 merger with former Mizuho Investors Securities.

In a survey conducted by Greenwich Associates in 2018, Mizuho Securities received high marks in the categories of Japan Equity Research and Advisory vote share and Japanese equity trading share.

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