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Nomura Appoints Developed Markets Chief Economist

Editorial Staff April 9, 2024

Nomura Appoints Developed Markets Chief Economist

The economist is based in New York, and has 15 years of experience working in the hedge fund industry.

Japan’s Nomura has appointed David Seif as chief economist for developed markets. 

Based in New York, Dr Seif is a managing director and reports to Rob Subbaraman, head of global macro research, and Paul Nikodem, head of US fixed income research.

The role is a newly-created one by the firm, a spokesperson told this news service.

“David’s appointment underscores Nomura’s commitment to produce cutting-edge macro research, and his past 15 years of experience working at major hedge funds will help provide our clients with unique perspectives and actionable ideas,” Subbaraman said. 

Before joining Nomura, Dr Seif worked as the chief of global economics at Brevan Howard Asset Management. Prior to this, he served in senior economist roles at Point72 Asset Management and Paulson & Co.

Dr Seif holds a PhD and MA in economics from Harvard University and a BS in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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