TOKYO (Reuters) – Nomura Holdings <8604.T> posted on Tuesday a second-quarter net profit of 138.6 billion yen ($1.27 billion), compared with a net loss in the same period a year ago.
It marks a third straight quarter of profit.
Japan’s biggest brokerage and investment bank announced a plan in April to cut more than $1 billion in costs from its wholesale business and shut some of its domestic retail branches.
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(Reporting by Takashi Umekawa; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)