Morgan Stanley profit beats on strength in wealth, trading units

UBS in a note said Morgan Stanley's fourth-quarter core trends were encouraging

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Shares in Morgan Stanley soared over 7% in early trading as the bank reported a smaller-than-expected 41% drop in fourth-quarter profit on Tuesday, driven by higher revenue at its wealth management division and a boost from its trading business.
The bank's performance in those sectors helped offset sluggish dealmaking activity in the face of rapidly deteriorating macroeconomic conditions and geopolitical tensions.
UBS in a note said Morgan Stanley's fourth-quarter core trends were encouraging.

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First Published: Jan 17 2023 | 9:35 PM IST

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