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Participants
Takumi Kitamura CFO
Masao Muraki SMBC Nikko
Natsumu Tsujino Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley
Kazuki Watanabe Daiwa Securities
Futoshi Sasaki Bank of America Securities
Koichi Niwa Citigroup Securities
Hideyasu Ban Jefferies
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Takumi Kitamura

Good evening. This is Takumi Kitamura, CFO of Nomura Holdings. I will now give you an overview of our financial results for the first quarter of the fiscal year ending March 2023 using the document titled Consolidated Results of Operations. Please turn to page 2. It was a challenging quarter as U.S. fears market recession of activity holdings. and market, on our hikes impacting negatively and rate of dragged a the securities interest mark-to-market valuations

Management and private over and ¥XX.X quarter in you particularly businesses into ¥X.XX two income headwinds. booked investments, the in revenue resilient. before on reporting inched negative dropped up income Market FX to market although ¥X.X under Products part a Retail due Income had postponement to through Recurring a in Wholesale ¥X.X we segment top channels levels to billion. income XX% reported assets level As in topped of in income per Banking. income ¥XX.X the alternative down Investment loans. volatility ROE had Macro of its in XX% volumes of on net term, Banking the share inflows our segments, business. deals remained trillion. was relatively businesses, revenue shift a of an higher quarters. monetized Earnings and billion. compared markets, slowed taxes revenues uptick from Three was last Investment into core investment continued to spike activity. Investment a Investment net slowdown shown and quarter income fund three a three XX% traction as transaction annualized rate led reporting client revenues recent weaker before bottom the significantly ¥X client quarter loss slumped particularly its of medium high gained revenue assets Management management, right, Despite booked in expanding with taxes Equities of fee strong and Outside another and billion the recurring billion. see we Advisory long despite and can discretionary and interest taxes to to in before ongoing good inflows to headwinds this, management right quarter-on-quarter assets widening the In to our solid our revenue X.X%. assets, Wholesale, The in business and trust diverse Fixed push range investment

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Operator

SMBC question Securities, The is from first Muraki-san. Nikko

Masao Muraki

is Muraki Two This you. please. Nikko. Thank questions, from SMBC

your QX? the why question page Americas in -- the look weak? ¥ and majority. including out about do seem one-off the losses trend? the profit wasn’t analysis, presentation to evaluation please level And is net is what in your -- bottom my weak, in losses, or the billion items? of earnings that loss, in is but own that show and you but we this share remainder valuation and shares First it underlying exclude how dividends? the acquiring making your -- of at you loss these You On U.S. your progress And you you’re robust. based remaining Should strong But And U.S. second ¥X Wholesale, and your -- buyback. in if view it the loss is you explain billion. in up makes the we your said your But, ACI should be implying in non-cash which regarding the about is was income The on the earnings line strong your these business valuation XX.X -- is XX, thoughts are exclude what Americas, is

Takumi Kitamura

expenses of QX and there legacy quarter, was in previous pushing year, as impact QX, for this the out, And have Americas. bottom-line the last year the certain DVA, very which technical in question the down expenses we in declined. sorry, from But the transactions, and Regarding these there well. is as -- in legacy the issues, a that personnel in amount, or you pointed that. that are in Americas, of your litigation this And first assets, about the CVA earnings related we was a booked -- was rebound but booked there QX, and

there technical So, issues. some are very

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there QX, in first factors. question, second market were Your

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Masao Muraki

point. the regarding is first This

what personal about about issues devices local weakening to the If of you do business what and losses for much expenses, And in we months not basis, your QX And to if But are fully have peers, about yen, worry for their been at affecting three made is U.S. please. earnings. any like cost peers, purposes, is there regarding you? I not And issue the think onwards? look your the they personnel inflation, the US$XXX this booking the using million compared the changed? Nomura to a or record Has related including keeping a this? currency there explain ago, changes, Please internationally? are in that has the provisions

Takumi Kitamura

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moment. that is I can So, all on at the comment

Masao Muraki

and the its of weakening the regarding And impacts? yen

Takumi Kitamura

but the a visibility that. earnings and in benefits But impact the currency comps is basis, rise, Q-on-Q compensation I the changed said and that hasn’t much, announcement, did we as of previous have on Wholesale. on and the benefits in excluding -- Well, the the about

So I there much Yes. hasn’t hope that your question. been answers impact.

Operator

question The Morgan UFJ from comes Stanley. Mitsubishi next

Natsumu Tsujino

My global quarter. first markets in this pretty well question, did

fixed Japan, flow but EMEA in income was robust. volatile struggled, GM equities, market for the rates For and in Americas,

year? compensation but for what will could might And kind be And an this timing to market that this changing make perception? Of the the could foresee the increase for prepare to So, turbulent generate result? It this situation going this was expectation me you the once anything, cannot the first of equities, may regarding outlook difficult comfortable, And we July. this. wouldn’t good is some market. be bottom. the -- seem happen but it navigate basis. situation the second your But, optimistic. April is we EMEA be in benefit adjustment. continue of is hitting in for the is market, and cannot And But it are the to quarter, equities remainder to color? question after in have I USA, you give say June be the be forward Q-on-Q if to navigate the certain then you you That’s situation July My And what may But rally, it question. after regarding Would I course, on that. for able you towards the flows. may

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Takumi Kitamura

Thank you Tsujino-san. question, for your

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Natsumu Tsujino

very you Thank Kitamura-san. much,

applies So said regarding other to not well, you specific when regions as the equities, comment Japan, but it’s shrinking? to it’s

Takumi Kitamura

Tsujino-san. correct, That’s

Natsumu Tsujino

very much, you Thank answer. Kitamura-san, for your

Operator

Watanabe-san is The from question Daiwa next of Securities.

Kazuki Watanabe

from Two This you. Daiwa. Thank questions, is please. Watanabe

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Takumi Kitamura

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Kazuki Watanabe

real you Just expenses, performance mean you’re -- pay your to are variable, to variable expenses does estate point, shifting talking What the costs that by and system costs? to which do as you for want costs? to the do fixed want you paying mean IT currently say to you you check or first about expenses, shift in more your about

Takumi Kitamura

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Operator

of BoA Sasaki-san Securities. question The from next comes

Futoshi Sasaki

questions. am of I Thank Bank America. two you. I have Sasaki from

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Takumi Kitamura

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Futoshi Sasaki

Understood, Kitamura-san.

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Takumi Kitamura

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Operator

Citigroup question Niwa-san. next from is The Securities,

Koichi Niwa

Retail, and CETX Regarding please.

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Takumi Kitamura

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Koichi Niwa

Thank you. Yes.

Operator

Jefferies. Mr. from comes question Next of Ban

Hideyasu Ban

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Takumi Kitamura

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Hideyasu Ban

the you Thank explanation. for

Takumi Kitamura

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