04 Aug 2021|Moody's Investors Service
Stronger, more diverse earnings, if sustained, will buffer the more volatile results of DB's capital markets business in adverse markets and – together with the bank's meaningfully lower expense base – equip it to achieve the financial targets set out in its strategic overhaul.
Global Investment Banks – US: Q2 2021 Update Reserve releases and investment banking lift profit despite revenue headwinds
16 Jul 2021|Moody's Investors Service
The solid second quarter results of the five US-based global investment banks reflect continued strength in investment banking, higher asset and wealth management revenue, as well as large releases of allowances for credit losses at the universal banks.
28 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service
Corporate banking faces narrowing profitability prospects because of low interest rates, competition and high provisioning charges. But for large European banks BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, HSBC Holdings and UniCredit, increased tech investment will support improved service platforms and expansion outside the euro area will help generate more predictable earnings streams.
Global Investment Banks – US: Q1 2021 Update: Income up with robust capital markets, reserve releases; capital may have peaked
16 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service
The first quarter of 2021 was broadly credit positive for the five US-based GIBs, but MS’s Archegos losses illustrate the dangers lurking in this extraordinary market environment.