Global investment banks got a second-quarter revenue boost from a surge in Asian stock trading. But given China’s market volatility and stock declines in some other countries, those revenue gains may be hard to replicate.
Technology companies whose earnings disappoint investors are paying an unusually large toll this quarter, highlighting Wall Street’s high expectations for the sector at a time of uneven economic growth.
A rout in raw materials has helped drive down holdings in a Carlye Group firm’s flagship fund from about $2 billion to less than $50 million. The collapsing commodities market is spreading pain well beyond specialists to some of the heaviest hitters on Wall Street.