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Deloitte comments on the Q4 reporting period for banks

18 January 2017

David Myers, head of capital markets, Deloitte UK, said:

“These results are a welcome respite for investors given the pressure that bank returns on equity have been under and higher post-crisis regulatory capital requirements. They represent progress on both revenue and costs. However, bankers cannot rely on volatile revenues to deliver consistently higher returns. They will be looking to fintech innovations, such as blockchain, to strip out more costs in 2017 and beyond.”

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