Bank Results

  • HSBC GBM to double down in Asia, Middle East

    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.

  • Barclays and Credit Suisse point to market share gains

    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.

  • SG and Natixis see Q4 recovery in equities

    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.

  • Deutsche results turn focus onto revenue sustainability

    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.

  • Nomura posts record investment banking results

    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.

  • ECM surge helps Hamers' UBS

    ECM surge helps Hamers' UBS

    UBS, the first major European investment bank to report fourth quarter results, smashed through expectations in global banking, with that part of its business benefiting from equity capital markets revenue more than doubling year-on-year.

  • Investment banks report full pipelines after excellent 2020

    Investment banks report full pipelines after excellent 2020

    Top US bankers are optimistic about their investment banking businesses for the start of 2021, after a stellar 2020 during which their clients rushed to financing markets to help them get through the Covid-19 crisis, and government and central banks provided essential support.

  • Deutsche points to 'sustainable' investment bank revenue growth

    Deutsche points to 'sustainable' investment bank revenue growth

    At the end of a strong year, Deutsche Bank told investors that its investment bank had not simply benefitted from a rising tide lifting all boats, but that it would be able to carry on generating much of the extra revenue it created in 2020. It also boasted of working on a number of European sovereign debt deals.

  • Gold bugs boosted banks' precious metals desks

    Gold bugs boosted banks' precious metals desks

    As investors sought gold and silver as a hedge against inflation and uncertainty, investment banks with the capabilities to act in these markets benefitted. Some made more than $100m in precious metals in the third quarter, according to Coalition Greenwich.

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