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Category: Investment Banking


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Visa invests in cloud-based analytics platform GoodData

May 21, 2020

Via: Banking Technology

The investment is part of a bigger strategic partnership which will see the US card issuer giant co-create data products with the cloud-based firm. The move is part of Visa’s wider play to provide its users with better access to […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Stock and bond prices say something troubling about the coronavirus economy

May 20, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks have rallied sharply since the March tumble, while bond yields are deeply depressed, hovering near all-time lows, but, in a recent analysis, Peter Berezin, chief global strategist for BCA Research, lays out a straightforward — if bleak — […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Goldman eyes up merger with Wells Fargo, PNC & US Bancorp on its shortlist

May 18, 2020

Via: Banking Technology

The development was first revealed in a tweet by the publication’s senior correspondent, Charles Gasparino, saying that sources told him Goldman Sachs’ “weakening biz model” would “force a merger.” The report highlights that the need for Goldman to grow, particularly […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Citi’s Proxymity lands $20.5m from HSBC, JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank

May 6, 2020

Via: Banking Technology

The fresh capital comes from eight heavy weight investors including Citi, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, JP Morgan, State Street, Clearstream, and Computershare. All eight investors are in the fintech’s newly created consortium. The fintech says it will use the backing to […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Investors are cashing in from following the Fed this chart shows

April 16, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Investors are sticking to the mantra of follow the Fed – buying any securities and assets eligible for the central bank’s asset purchasing and emergency lending programs set up to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Analysts say one of the clearest […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Visa invests in open banking platform Railsbank

April 14, 2020

Via: Banking Technology

The open banking firm finalised the first stage of its Series A back in September 2019, securing $10 million it plans to use in an ongoing expansion into Southeast Asia and the US. A value has not been placed on […]


Activity, Investment Banking, Trading

Bank of America Has Been Crushed – Here Is the Stock’s Must-Hold Long-Term Support

March 24, 2020

Via: TheStreet

With the federal-funds rate going to near zero, energy stocks collapsing alongside the price of oil, and stock market volatility roaring, the bank stocks have been crushed. Two months ago Citigroup (C) – Get Report, Morgan Stanley (MS) – Get […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel sees a ‘short, quick recession’ due to the coronavirus

March 2, 2020

Via: CNBC

Wharton School finance professor Jeremy Siegel said the U.S. could suffer a near-term recession because of the negative economic impact from the fast-spreading coronavirus. “We could really have a short, quick recession,” Siegel said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” “There’s a […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Citi, Bank of America, Wells Fargo Down as Bond Yields Tumble

February 24, 2020

Via: TheStreet

Financial stocks were slumping Monday as investors reacted to the spread of the coronavirus, which now has been found in more than two dozen countries. The Financial Sector SPDR Fund (XLF) – Get Report was down 2.6% to $29.97. Treasury […]


Activity, Investment Banking

SoftBank to invest further $1bn in LatAm fintech, ecommerce and health care in 2020

February 17, 2020

Via: Banking Technology

With a focus on ecommerce, health care – presumably including the increasingly popular ‘healthtech’ – and fintech companies, the capital is part of the investor’s efforts to support around 650 firms across LatAm with a total Vision Fund of $5 […]