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The new cuts at the Wall Street giant amount to roughly 250 positions, following two previous rounds of layoffs.
In the first quarter, Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway sold some of its longtime bank holdings while sticking with others.
A rise in funding costs due to higher rates, waning loan demand, weakening asset quality and recession risk will hurt Zacks Major Regional Banks' financials. Yet, industry players like JPM, BAC & C are worth watching on restructuring and digitization efforts.
NEW YORK, May 31, 2023--Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) has won top honors in two transaction banking categories at the fifth annual Digital CX Awards 2023, hosted by The Digital Banker -- dedicated to recognizing pioneering innovation in Digital Customer Experience (CX) across the financial services ecosystem. Citi placed first in the World’s Best Transaction Bank for Digital CX and Outstanding Digital CX – Bank Cards categories.
Citigroup (C) closed at $44.70 in the latest trading session, marking a +0.22% move from the prior day.
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Recently, Zacks.com users have been paying close attention to Citigroup (C). This makes it worthwhile to examine what the stock has in store.
The banks’ low return on equity, stock market underperformance and low valuation made the point irrefutable, even if its leadership could not say it out loud. A year or so later Citi appointed a new chief executive, Jane Fraser, who has proceeded to initiate many of the changes discussed in my piece (I can’t claim she was inspired by my work, brilliant though it was. Most importantly, she set about divesting Citi of much of its global consumer banking franchise, which had no synergies with its best businesses, which are transaction banking, credit cards, and fixed-income markets.
Since the beginning of 2021, Citigroup (NYSE: C) has been working on a multiyear plan to modernize and simplify the bank, focus on better-performing businesses, and ultimately boost returns, which management hopes will lead to a higher valuation and stock price. A key part of this plan had been selling the consumer, small business, and middle-market banking arm in Citigroup's Mexican subsidiary, Citibanamex, which has been a high-performing business. Citigroup has been divesting most of its international consumer banking franchises that lack adequate scale.
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Citigroup's (C) IPO of its Banamex business in Mexico is expected to occur in 2025. Share buybacks, paused due to sale uncertainty, will restart in Q2, albeit at moderate levels.
Bank of America (BAC) plans to eliminate nearly 40 positions in Asia's IB division as worsening macroeconomic conditions continue to hamper deal making in the region. The affected employees have been asked to apply for roles in other units.
Citi (C), Deutsche Bank (DB), HSBC, Morgan Stanley (MS) and Royal Bank of Canada (RY) have allegedly conspired in chat rooms to swap sensitive information on UK bonds between 2009 and 2013.
Florida Public Utilities Company, Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company and Aspire Energy of Ohio, subsidiaries of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK), were recognized by the American Gas Association (AGA) as top safety performers in 2022. The awards were presented at the 2023 AGA Operations Conference, which is the natural gas industry's premier gathering of natural gas utility and transmission company operations management from across North America.
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One way or another, Citigroup is ready to bid adiós to its Mexico-based Banamex unit. After an attempt to sell Banamex proved fruitless, Citigroup...
Citigroup has said it will spin off its Mexican retail bank through an initial public offering, abandoning a plan hatched early last year to sell the unit. The US lender plans to completely separate its Banamex division, which has 38,000 employees and is one of the largest consumer banking franchises in Mexico, by the middle of next year. The bank said an IPO of the unit was likely by the end of 2025.
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Yahoo Finance markets contributor Remy Blaire discusses trending stocks, including Citigroup announcing it will pursue an IPO for Banamex, Petco stock falling on soft guidance, and Abercrombie & Fitch shares rising after its Q1 earnings beat.
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NEW YORK, May 24, 2023--Citi today announced it will pursue an initial public offering (IPO) of its consumer, small business and middle-market banking operations in Mexico (the "Business") following the planned separation of its leading institutional business that will remain part of Citi. As previously disclosed, Citi had been pursuing a dual process to exit the Business, including preparation for a possible IPO, with a commitment to deliver maximum value to its shareholders.
DirectBooks announced today that BMO Capital Markets, Blaylock Van, and American Veterans Group have joined the platform. These recent additions increase the total number of underwriters on DirectBooks to 31, including 5 diversity underwriting firms, and complements a community of more than 375 institutional investors. The core offering now consists of Investment Grade, Emerging Markets, High Yield, and Sovereigns, Supranationals & Agencies (SSAs) issuances across USD, EUR and GBP markets.