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Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Trading

JPMorgan Chase beats profit estimates on strong trading, $5.2 billion release of loan-loss reserves

April 14, 2021

Via: CNBC

JPMorgan Chase on Wednesday reported profit and revenue that exceeded analysts’ expectations on robust trading results and a $5.2 billion benefit from releasing money it had previously set aside for loan losses that didn’t develop. The bank posted first-quarter profit […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Goldman Sachs reports record results that top the Street amid booming investment banking

April 14, 2021

Via: CNBC

Goldman Sachs on Wednesday blew past analysts’ expectations with record first-quarter net profits and revenues on strong performance from the firm’s investment banking and trading businesses. The bank posted per-share earnings of $18.60, crushing the $10.22 estimate of analysts surveyed […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Wells Fargo profits jump nearly sevenfold amid signs of economic recovery

April 14, 2021

Via: Banking Dive

The San Francisco-based lender expressed optimism that a bounce back of the American economy is starting to show results. “Our results for the quarter … reflected an improving U.S. economy, continued focus on our strategic priorities, and ongoing support for […]


Channels

Electronic payments surged for banks in 2020

April 13, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

Digital payments have clearly been catching on with the annual volume climbing by more than a billion annually in each of the past six years and the annual value growing by more than $1 trillion in each of the last […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity, Trading

Major cryptocurrencies to watch out for in Quarter2 of 2021

April 12, 2021

Via: TechBullion

The first quarter of the year just concluded with green candles for almost all cryptocurrencies. With a price appreciation for all the months of the quarter, no month ended with a net loss for all the major cryptocurrencies. The month […]


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Jamie Dimon says economic boom fueled by deficit spending, vaccines could ‘easily run into 2023’

April 7, 2021

Via: CNBC

Jamie Dimon is bullish on the U.S. economy – at least for the next few years. In his annual shareholder letter, the long-time JPMorgan Chase chairman and CEO said he sees strong growth for the world’s biggest economy, thanks to […]


Capital and Risk, Credit

US core banking vendor Nymbus sets up new business for credit unions

April 7, 2021

Via: FinTech Futures

Called a credit union service organisation (CUSO), the new entity – dubbed Nymbus CUSO – will focus on connecting credit unions with fintech offerings. The core banking provider hopes the CUSO will generate new revenue streams for those credit unions […]


Regulations

California bill would create free banking services for state’s residents

April 7, 2021

Via: Banking Dive

The push among lawmakers and consumer groups for a fee-free banking service that would eliminate the need for the unbanked to turn to check cashers and payday lenders has grown in recent years. “California families are losing hundreds of millions […]


Capital and Risk, Insurance, Operational

NY’s Cyber Guidance Could Boost Risk Management for Insurers, Insureds Across U.S.

April 5, 2021

Via: Insurance Journal

The Cyber Insurance Risk Framework, launched recently by the New York State Department of Financial Services, is a positive step for both insurers and insureds because it calls on insurers to consider more explicitly how they measure their cyber risk […]


Regulations

Citi hires FinCEN chief to lead compliance in bank’s new unit

April 5, 2021

Via: Banking Dive

Citi’s hiring of Blanco comes as the bank is retooling its risk management, data governance and internal controls in light of a $400 million fine the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) levied against it in October. The […]