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Friday, 15 December 2017

Philip Scipio' s stories

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  • Volatility bout fails to lift trading forecasts

    People & Markets | 18 August 2017

    A recent bout of volatility may have shaken up the staid VIX volatility index but it has done little to lift third-quarter trading, particularly in fixed income where revenue is expected to be down double digits compared with last year, based on analyst estimates.

  • Smaller banks feel equity trading squeeze

    People & Markets | 18 August 2017

    Small banks and brokerages scrapping for a share of equity trading revenue are finding it tougher to compete as large banks extend their dominance.

  • Greenhill hits a rough patch

    People & Markets | 18 August 2017

    Investment bank Greenhill is having a tough year. Assignments are down, earnings at the half-year stage were down and the stock price is hovering near a decade low. The firm’s rivals, Lazard, Evercore, Moelis, meanwhile are reporting record earnings and watching their shares hit fresh peaks.

  • MOVES-Baird hires Rogowski from KeyBanc unit

    Ticker | 14 August 2017

    Independent investment bank Baird hired Craig Rogowski as a director on its global technology & services team, working out of out of Silicon Valley, Calif., and focusing on the software sector.

  • MOVES-RBC co-head of FIG Wiant joins Lazard

    Ticker | 14 August 2017

    Lazard has hired Jerry Wiant as managing director in its North America financial institutions group covering depository institutions.

  • Underwriting bankers set for 10%-20% bonus spike

    People & Markets | 11 August 2017

    Bonuses for bankers in debt and equity underwriting could be up 10% to 20% heading into 2018, according to consultancy Johnson Associates.

  • Is scandal distracting Wells Fargo?

    People & Markets | 11 August 2017

    Wells Fargo is distracted. That’s the take of investment banking rivals hoping to take advantage and grab market share this year as the bank focuses on other problems away from its wholesale banking business.

  • Underwriting bankers on track for 10%-20% bonus spike

    Ticker | 10 August 2017

    Bonuses for bankers in debt and equity underwriting could be up 10%-20% heading into 2018, according to consultancy Johnson Associates.

  • PJT revenues soar as it builds in Europe

    People & Markets | 04 August 2017

    Boutique investment bank PJT Partners’ second quarter revenues soared 22% from a year ago to US$109.3m, in line with other smaller advisory firms that had a bumper quarter.

  • US regulator starts process to ease Volcker Rule

    People & Markets | 04 August 2017

    US banking regulator the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has taken what many believe is the first step to curtailing the Volcker Rule ban on proprietary trading.