Goldman Sachs enjoyed revenue strength from its high intellectual, low capital intensive businesses that overrided capital intensive FICC. Core net income jumped 23% across M&A, Equity, Asset Mgt. GS GS GS
Wells Fargo showed good loan and unit growth, but earnings growth did not follow through as provisions increased and expenses up slightly too. We discuss our views on its loan growth, purchase accounting and higher rates and influence on deposit costs.
For decades, AmEx marketed itself as an upscale/luxury brand card offering pioneering gold/platinum/black card categories. But over the last 15 years of card evolution, other banking players have narrowed the lead that AmEx almost exclusively dominated. Will AmEx adapt well is the question?
Similar to many other Euro Banks, Barclays suffers from European-itis, as its “go-to” business format is still a work-in-process. Combined with digitalized retail banking in the UK and a focus on UK & US credit card lending, this could lead it to a better operating model glide path.
BNP’s revenues were higher with net income rising to EUR 1.6 billion (+ 18% YoY), despite its Single Resolution Fund contribution (EUR 245 million).
The takeaway message was that DB is working to deliver better shareholder value, which is great for that stakeholder, but could have various degrees of positive and negative implications for other stakeholders including the bondholder and credit counterparty ones.
Reported 2Q15 EPS of $0.97, but $1.14 on an adjusted basis which beat street consensus of $0.91. All three main segments (Canadian and U.S. Retail and Wholesale Banking) reported good earnings growth. TD TD Toronto Dominion Toronto Dominion
Reported 2Q15 EPS of $1.68, but $1.61 on an adjusted basis which beat street consensus of $1.59. RBC’s primary earnings drivers were personal and commercial banking, capital markets, and investor and treasury services, partly offset by lower insurance and wealth management.
Reported 2Q15 EPS of $1.42 which beat street consensus of $1.14. Scotiabank’s major drivers included: Canadian banking’s good loan growth & NIM improvement and strong AUM growth, international banking’s good revenues and loan growth...
Reported 2Q15 EPS of $1.49, but $1.71 on an adjusted basis which beat street consensus of $1.36. Major drivers included solid asset growth in wealth management, strong loan growth in personal and commercial banking operations, plus a small improvement in interest margins.