Global Investment Banks
Global Investment Banks have significant capital markets activities and business-model characteristics that can pose unique or pronounced risks to their creditors. Learn more about the trends impacting this group of banks.
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  • OUTLOOK
    13 Jan 2021|Moody's Investors Service
    Donald Robertson and Ana Arsov of the Banking team explain how the lessons global investment banks learned from the financial crisis better prepared them to withstand coronavirus stresses, and how strong capital markets revenue buffered the large loan-loss provisions they booked during 2020. Plus, Mark Wasden and Bruno Baretta of the Banking team explore how coronavirus effects are driving the negative outlook for most global finance companies.
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    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    05 Nov 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    The seven European GIBs navigated the third quarter well, reporting an aggregate pretax profit of $14.5 billion, down 3% from $15.0 billion a year earlier. The resiliency of the European GIB peer group is credit positive for bondholders, in particular given the high uncertainty regarding macroeconomic developments.

    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    15 Oct 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    The five US GIBs navigated Q3 2020 successfully, reporting aggregate pretax profit of $28.3 billion, down 4% from $29.5 billion in Q3 2019 and up 53% from $18.5 billion in Q2 2020. All five also maintained strong liquidity and increased their risk-based capital ratios, while retaining most of the loan loss reserves built in the first half of 2020.

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    PODCAST
    07 Oct 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    As policy rates continue to decline globally, Banking team member Laurie Mayers examines the effect on UK banks, while Shunsaku Sato does so for Japanese banks and Farooq Khan for Brazilian banks. Plus, Olivier Panis of the Banking team and Stefan Kahandaliyanage of the Asset Management team update financial institutions’ readiness for the transition away from Libor in 2021.​​

    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    17 Sep 2020|Moody's Investors Service

    The 30 banks classed as global systemically important banks, or G-SIBs, are better prepared to withstand the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic than are Moody’s-rated banks as a whole. These banks entered the pandemic with stronger balance sheets, capital and liquidity than before the 2007-08 financial crisis, as well as better business models and strategies.


    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    03 Aug 2020|Moody's Investors Service
     The seven European GIBs reported an aggregate adjusted pretax profit of $10.6 billion in the second quarter, down 39% from $17.4 billion a year earlier. Lower profits reflect the continued effects of the coronavirus pandemic in Q2, driving higher credit impairment charges for the European global investment banks.

    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    16 Jul 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    The US-based GIBs reported aggregate pretax profit of $18.5 billion in Q2 2020, down 43% from $32.6 billion in Q2 2019 and up 29% from $14.3 billion in Q1 2020. The coronavirus pandemic hit income statements during the quarter via sharply higher loan loss provisions and compressed net interest margins, but also set off a gusher of trading and underwriting revenue.

    SECTOR IN-DEPTH
    15 Jun 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    Peter Nerby, David Fanger and Michael Porta of the US Financial Institutions team discuss what first quarter results from Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley tell us about the initial effects of the pandemic on their balance sheets and capital.>> Read the report
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    主要联系人
    Ana Arsov
    Managing Director – Financial Institutions
    Ana.Arsov@moodys.com
    Laurie Mayers
    Associate Managing Director – Financial Institutions
    Laurie.Mayers@moodys.com