Bank Results

  • Barclays boasts of share gains in markets

    Barclays boasts of share gains in markets

    Barclays enjoyed a record quarter in equities, but in its advisory and equity capital markets it lagged behind competitors, it showed in third quarter results on Friday.

  • UBS IB benefits from leveraged capital markets, IP sale

    UBS IB benefits from leveraged capital markets, IP sale

    UBS's investment bank beat analyst consensus as capital markets revenue was up sharply year-on-year, while a sale of intellectual property rights resulted in a one-off gain, the bank showed in third quarter results on Tuesday.

  • ECM powers US bank gains

    ECM powers US bank gains

    The leading US investment banks raked in fees from equity origination in the third quarter, with Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America all doubling their ECM revenues year-on-year.

  • What crisis? Investment bank RoE projected to rocket

    What crisis? Investment bank RoE projected to rocket

    The top investment banks will achieve substantially higher returns on equity this year, predicts analytics firm Coalition, after revenues in fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) soared in the first half of the year.

  • ABN Amro to slim down CIB

    ABN Amro to slim down CIB

    ABN Amro plans to quit corporate banking outside Europe, except for clearing, and also exit trade and commodity finance in a shake-out of its corporate and investment banking activities.

  • Market welcomes new Natixis CEO Namias

    Market welcomes new Natixis CEO Namias

    Investors appeared positive on Natixis's prospects after Nicolas Namias replaced François Riahi as chief executive. Meanwhile, the bank has said it will reposition its equities division after it endured another tough quarter.

  • Commerz warns on corona impact for corporate clients

    Commerz warns on corona impact for corporate clients

    Commerzbank expects its corporate division to remain under pressure from the coronavirus crisis in the second half of the year, after a second quarter where international firms rushed to take out debt products but the bank was stung by a large single provision, understood to relate to disgraced payments company, Wirecard.

  • Embattled HSBC to press on with restructuring

    Embattled HSBC to press on with restructuring

    HSBC revealed a big increase in credit loss provisions in its second quarter results on Monday, as it vowed to step up the pace of its strategy shift. In the investment bank, it was a strong outing for fixed income and currencies trading, but a disappointing quarter for equities.

  • SG to derisk structured products

    SG to derisk structured products

    Société Générale will make its structured products less risky, it said, after a difficult first half of the year in its equities business.

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