Morgan Stanley profit surges 53%
Morgan Stanley reported a 53% rise in quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by strength in its bond trading and underwriting businesses.
The bank said earnings attributable to common shareholders rose to $2.09 billion, or $1.30 per share, in the quarter ended Dec. 31, from $1.36 billion, or 80 cents per share, a year ago. (https://reut.rs/37b9508)
Analysts had expected a profit of 99 cents per share, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. It was not immediately clear if the numbers were comparable.
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