Markets & Products Business

Markets & Products Business

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

Our Global Markets Div. offers domestic and overseas investors (including institutional investors, financial institutions, and corporations) a wide range of products and services, including fixed income and equities, as well as structured bonds, derivatives, securitized products, and algorithm–based Japanese equities trading.

In today's difficult investing environment where perpetually-low interest rates have become the norm, we offer clients round-the-clock sales and trading in conjunction with our bases around the world including Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, and New York. This global network enables us to connect investors and issuers worldwide to offer high value-added solutions customized to client investment policies and risk preferences.

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 yen-denominated bond market

Fixed Income

Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on information provided by Greenwich Associates.

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

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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