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  • HSBC GBM to double down in Asia, Middle East

    HSBC's global banking and markets division (GBM) plans to invest in Asia and plug more than half its risk-weighted assets (RWAs) in the Apac region and the Middle East by 2022, the bank outlined when reporting its full-year results on Tuesday. Meanwhile, in the final three months of last year, global banking revenues fell year-on-year, but proceeds from equities more than doubled.

    • 23 Feb 2021
  • Barclays and Credit Suisse point to market share gains

    Credit Suisse and Barclays reported full year results on Thursday that showed each expanding market share in key areas — in equity capital markets and M&A for Credit Suisse, and the markets business for Barclays.

    • 18 Feb 2021
  • SG and Natixis see Q4 recovery in equities

    Société Générale and Natixis both endured a difficult 2020 in their markets business, but in the fourth quarter their equities divisions managed to pull off a brighter performance.

    • 10 Feb 2021
  • Coronavirus won't herald more investment banking expansion

    Banks that mostly missed out on last year's trading and origination windfall would find it difficult to make up for lost time by leaning into investment banking; that ship has probably already sailed.

    • 09 Feb 2021
  • Deutsche results turn focus onto revenue sustainability

    Deutsche Bank was able to present a successful year for its investment bank when it announced fourth quarter and full year results on Thursday, coming 18 months after the restructuring of the business. The question now is whether it will be able to hold onto its increased profitability when times are less lucrative for investment banks.

    • 04 Feb 2021
  • Nomura posts record investment banking results

    Nomura said that net revenues in its investment banking business for the last three months of 2020 were the highest in nine years. Yet while it was a good quarter overall for the firm's wholesale business, revenue fell year on year in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

    • 03 Feb 2021