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Nomura had a ‘stellar financial year’ before it warned of potential $2 billion losses, analyst says

In this articleVIACPDISCA9888-HK700-HK8604.T-JPCSG.N-CHThe warning by Japanese investment bank Nomura that it could incur billions of dollars in losses at a U.S. subsidiary was "pretty unfortunate," an analyst said on Tuesday.Nomura on Monday flagged a potential $ 2 billion loss resulting from transactions with a client stateside. The bank's shares in Japan plunged following that announcement, declining more than 16% on Monday. Those losses extended into Tuesday, with shares declining 0.66% on the day."It's pretty unfortunate for Nomura," Pramod Shenoi, head of Asia-Pacific financials research at research firm CreditSights, told CNBC's "Street Signs Asia."Shenoi said "$ 2 billion dollars ... is a lot of money and what that does is pretty much wipe out any kind of earnings for the second ...