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US Bulge Banks Equities Revenues Down 13% In Q1 2016, Beating Expectations

Equities revenues for US bulge bracket banks decreased 13.5% in aggregate in the first quarter of 2016 from the prior year, not quite as bad as originally predicted.  First quarter ...
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Researcher Independent Minds Takes Hit From MiFID II

Independent Minds, a London-based independent research firm specializing in Dutch stocks, reported falling revenues in 2015, blaming commissions uncertainty created by MiFID II for the decline. The firm reported that ...
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Evercore ISI Commission Revenues Flat in 2015, Growth Comes From Underwriting

Evercore ISI, a leading institutional research provider, generated flat revenues in 2015, declining slightly from $228 million in commissions in 2014 to $227 million in 2015.  Although the October 2014 ...

Jefferies Is First Victim Of Tough Q1 2016

Anecdotally, research firms are telling us that the first quarter has been a difficult one for sales.  Although the S&P 500 is eking out a small gain for the quarter, ...

Credit Suisse Reorganizes Again; Can Equities Still Persevere?

Credit Suisse’s equities business is exempted from the 2000 incremental layoffs announced yesterday, but the equity derivatives business is being moved to a new ‘Solutions’ group.  Management reiterated its commitment ...
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Investment Bank Cash Equities Revenues Increased 8% in 2015

Investment bank cash equity revenues grew 7.6% in 2015 according to Tricumen, a UK-based market intelligence provider specializing in investment banks. Cash equities operating revenues increased from $13.1 billion in ...
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Bulge Bank 2015 Equity Results: The Strong Get Stronger

With all the major investment banks reporting, 2015 equities revenues increased nearly 6%, rising to $44.6 billion in 2015 from $42.2 billion in 2014. However, the results masked a widening ...
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MSCI ESG Research Business Grew 33% In 2015

MSCI Inc., a prominent index and analytics supplier, reported 33% growth in its ESG Research business for the year ended 2015, from $28 million in 2014 to nearly $38 million ...

Morningstar Reports Bullish 4th Qtr and Full Year 2015 Financial Results

Last week Morningstar, a Chicago-based provider of independent investment research, ratings, and investment analytics, announced 4th Qtr and full-year 2015 financial results which exceeded market expectations. 4th Qtr 2015 Results Morningstar reported ...
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Credit Suisse Equities Weathers Reorganization

Credit Suisse restructured its equity sales and trading unit as part of a broader reorganization which favors its wealth management unit over its investment bank.  Despite the reorganization, the bank's ...
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