Together with flowers and good weather, spring brings about also first quarter results of a year where European QE plays the lion role.

With surging volatility, stocks at their highest, and regulatory fines fading out, banks can eventually present to shareholders decent results. Indeed, the last years, which have been characterised by a sluggish economic growth, stable financial markets, and a heavy financial crisis legacy in terms of lawsuits and criticisms, have led to shrinkage in Wall Street’s performance.

Moreover, the great debates driven by regulators and politicians around banks’ stability and health have strongly hit banks’ way of doing business, also impacting on the way investors evaluate market players. For instance, Goldman Sachs’ presentation of February 10, 2015 started with an overview of its financial soundness, comparing how the robustness of its balance sheet has changed between 2014 and 2007: banks’ way of providing investors with returns has changed in less than a decade.

Let’s find out how in the following BSIC special report!

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