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BCG Recommends Greater Research Price Transparency For Banks

As their return on equity declines, investment banks need to become more like information companies, not giving away their research to generate trading, according to a recent Boston Consulting Group ...

TABB: Commissions Down, Execution Costs Up

European buy-side traders expect equity commissions to fall in 2016 and execution costs to rise, according to a TABB Group survey.  For the sell side, being in the top five, ...

Are You On Wall Street’s Secret Preferred Client List?

As we wrote on Friday, news recently leaked out about Citigroup’s secret “Focus Five” list of top clients that get preferred treatment from the bank’s equity research department.  While this ...

Number of Hedge Funds Shrink in the 4th Quarter

According to Hedge Fund Research, more hedge funds were shuttered in the 4th Qtr of 2015 than at any time since the financial crisis and outstripping the number of new ...
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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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2015 Market Conditions Survey Available to ResearchWatch Subscribers

Subscribers to ResearchWatch can access the survey: Market Conditions Survey Results 2-15 The survey, which was previously only available through separate purchase, incorporated responses from sixty independent research providers in ...

Morningstar Says Active Fund Redemptions Are Unprecedented

Morningstar said that it was seeing an unprecedented level of outflows at actively managed funds, which began even before the sell-off in the markets. The most recent issue of Morningstar’s ...
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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 ...

2015 Cash Equities Revenues Flat According to Coalition

Industry consulting firm Coalition, which tracks the investment banking industry, estimates that cash equities revenues for the largest investment banks grew less than 1% in 2015 even as overall equities ...

European Cash Equities +27% in 2015

European cash equities trading increased 27% in 2015 according a release from Markit MSA, a broker ranking service for the EMEA cash equity and ETF markets.  Morgan Stanley maintained the ...
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