Nomura Securities's Matsuzawa Tops Bond-Analyst Ranking by Nikkei Veritas

Naka Matsuzawa, chief strategist at Nomura Securities Co. in Tokyo, was chosen as the top analyst for Japanese bonds this year in a survey of institutional investors by Nikkei Veritas.

Hajime Takata, chief strategist at Mizuho Securities Co., was ranked second, followed by Jun Ishii, chief fixed-income strategist at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., the weekly financial newspaper reported yesterday.

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