07 Oct 2019|Moody's Investors Service
The global investment banks are at high risk of cyberattacks through their multiple businesses and have accordingly enhanced their monitoring and risk-mitigation capabilities. According to our analysis, the GIBs have adopted international standards, effectively share information with other large financial institutions, as well as benefit from enhanced regulation.
Cyber Risk – Global: Cyber disclosures reveal varying levels of transparency across high-risk sectors
02 Oct 2019|Moody's Investors Service
The level of detail that companies share about how they oversee and manage cybersecurity risk varies greatly by sector. Sectors with the most limited disclosures include retail, lodging, health insurance, medical devices and transportation services. US and European companies are more transparent than their Asian peers.
12 Sep 2019|Moody's Investors Service
Global Investment Banks have significant capital markets activities and business-model characteristics that can pose unique or pronounced risks to their creditors. View how their revenues and share of capital markets compare.
Video: Global Investment Banks – Sector stratification will relegate some from top flight of capital markets competition
10 Sep 2019|Moody's Investors Service
Ana Arsov and Peter Nerby discuss the stratification of firms within the global capital markets industry, the diverse competitive forces driving it, and the implications for global investment banks’ strategy and creditworthiness. Read the report.
09 Sep 2019|Moody's Investors Service
The gaps between capital markets firms are widening as the bargaining power of employees and customers, as well as the threat of substitutes, intensify the competition for mandates and flows. Clear strategy and consistent execution are essential to contend with these competitive forces, and a strategic retreat for some firms may actually be credit positive if they establish defensible niche positions and disengage from activities with high tail risks.
Global Investment Banks - 2019 Outlook Update: Outlook changed to stable from positive as slower economic growth and lower interest rates limit upside
27 Aug 2019|Moody's Investors Service
Slower global economic growth over the next 12-18 months will lead to lower client activity for global investment banks. Lower interest rates and a flatter or inverted yield curve will also constrain the banks’ revenue, making it harder for them to achieve positive operating leverage and sustain their profitability.