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Gleeson replaces Ashley Dyer who departed the firm several months. He will report to Tomoyuki Teraguchi, NomuraÆs head of Asian equities, and his appointment comes as the firm is beefing up its equity derivatives, convertible bonds, and equity sales and trading teams regionally. Under his watch, Gleeson will look after equity sales trading in markets including Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Korea and Australia.
Prior to joining Nomura, Gleeson spent 10 years at Credit Suisse. For the past four years, he was Asian sales trader director in Hong Kong. In this role, Gleeson had responsibility for managing the sales trading and execution team. Prior to this position, Gleeson was head of Australian sales trading and execution in London.
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Actively managed funds were also not found to have better odds of higher returns than more passive funds.