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Sector: Capital Markets: Regions 6m17

This publication is supplementary to our quarterly Results Review; it shows banks’ capital markets quarterly revenue and semi-annual pre-tax profit and productivity dynamics relative to their peers in major regions. The full dataset includes operating revenue, expenses and pre-tax profit at the Level 3 product detail in 7 regions, as well as normalised client segment […]

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Sector: Wholesale Banking Results Review 2Q17 / 6m17

Capital Markets: Overview Capital markets’ unit of banks in this report recorded $92bn operating revenue in 6m17, +6% y/y. Primary activities did well, and FICC advanced slightly; but Equities dipped. US banks did better than their European counterparts – especially in FICC – and top competitors extended their lead. There was a significant slowdown in 2Q17: […]

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Sector: Capital Markets: Regions 1Q17

This publication is supplementary to our quarterly Results Review; it shows banks’ capital markets quarterly revenue and semi-annual pre-tax profit and productivity dynamics relative to their peers in major regions. The full dataset includes operating revenue, expenses and pre-tax profit at the Level 3 product detail in 7 regions, as well as normalised client segment […]

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Sector: Wholesale Banking Results Review 1Q17

Capital Markets: Overview Capital markets revenues for 13 banks in this report totalled $49bn in 1Q17, 20% ahead of 1Q16. The market was characterised by strong primary and FICC markets, which benefitted US banks far more than their European counterparts. Per-head productivity increased in most product areas, and banks’ continued vigilance on costs led to […]

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Sector: Capital Markets: Regions FY16

This publication is supplementary to our quarterly Results Review; it shows banks’ capital markets quarterly revenue and semi-annual pre-tax profit and productivity dynamics relative to their peers in major regions. The full dataset includes operating revenue, expenses and pre-tax profit at the Level 3 product detail in 7 regions, as well as normalised client segment […]

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Sector: Wholesale Banking Results Review 4Q16 / FY16

Capital Markets: Overview The FY16 revenue of Top 13 investment banks reached $172bn, -2% vs FY15. European banks continue to lose ground: while the US banks grew revenue 2% (4Q16: 17%), EMEA banks’ fell 8%. The US banks’ lead is even more stark in terms of profitability: their FY16 pre-tax profits surged 44% (and more […]

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Sector: Capital Markets: Regions 9m16

This publication is supplementary to our quarterly Results Review; it shows banks’ capital markets quarterly revenue and semi-annual pre-tax profit and productivity dynamics relative to their peers in major regions. The full dataset includes operating revenue, expenses and pre-tax profit at the Level 3 product detail in 7 regions, as well as normalised client segment […]

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Sector: Wholesale Banking Results Review 3Q16 / 9m16

Capital Markets: Overview Capital markets’ operating revenue totalled US$132bn in 9m16, 5% below the prior-year period. FICC rates and credit outperformed in 3Q16; primary fees and Equities trading revenue declined vs 3Q15; and FICC prop trading jumped 13% as traders capitalised on market volatility. Banks demonstrated strong cost control: 9m16 operating pre-tax profit fell only 2% y/y. […]

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Sector: Capital Markets: Regions 6m16

This publication is supplementary to our quarterly Results Review; it shows banks’ capital markets quarterly revenue and semi-annual pre-tax profit and productivity dynamics relative to their peers in major regions. The full dataset includes operating revenue, expenses and pre-tax profit at the Level 3 product detail in 7 regions, as well as normalised client segment […]

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Sector: Capital Markets: Results Review 2Q16 / 6m16

The 1H16 operating revenue reported by banks in this report totalled $86bn, 14% below 1H15. The 2Q16 revenue reached $31bn, 12% down from a prior-year period. In US dollar terms, issuance and advisory fees dropped 28% vs 2Q15 and equities by 20%, while FICC was essentially flat, with several banks reporting a surge in revenue spurred by Brexit. […]

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