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    1. December 5, 2014

      Morgan Stanley to pay out bonuses faster

      Morgan Stanley will take a $1.2bn charge in the fourth quarter after deciding to hand investment bankers and traders more of...

    2. October 17, 2014

      Morgan Stanley caps bank earnings season on a high note

      Against a dramatic backdrop of roiling markets, the five big Wall Street banks have reported generally positive earnings...

    1. July 17, 2014

      Investment banking boosts Morgan Stanley as profits leap 46%

      Morgan Stanley has capped off a better than expected set of earnings from Wall Street banks by unveiling a 46 per cent jump...

    2. April 29, 2014

      Morgan Stanley plans consumer banking push

      Morgan Stanley, the US investment bank locked in an often uncomfortable 18-year marriage with retail finance, is to make a...

    3. April 29, 2014

      Morgan Stanley chief reaps benefit of integration

      James Gorman was in Hawaii last week, glad-handing the brokers on whom he staked his career and the future of Morgan...

    4. April 28, 2014

      Globe-trotting managers put down roots

      David Moyes’ ejection as the boss of Manchester United football club has sparked a lot of fuss – not least in the debate...

    5. April 17, 2014

      Morgan Stanley cheers Wall Street with $1.5bn result

      Morgan Stanley provided some cheer to Wall Street after a miserable first quarter, wringing a better performance from its...

    6. March 28, 2014

      Cavanagh to be paid $39m at Carlyle

      Mike Cavanagh, the outgoing co-head of investment banking at JPMorgan, will take an initial $39m in pay at his new job at...

    7. January 24, 2014

      Credit Suisse plans ‘bail-inable’ bonuses

      Credit Suisse is set to pay several thousand senior staff bonuses in the form of bonds that can be wiped out if the lender...

    8. The World

      January 22, 2014

      Davos view: Gorman on China princeling probe

      James Gorman, the chief executive of Morgan Stanley, neatly summarised his view of US authorities’ so-called “princeling”...

    9. January 17, 2014

      Morgan Stanley: ripeness is all

      The post-crisis strategy at Morgan Stanley is bearing some fruit. It is not yet ripe. That will come only when profitability...

    10. January 17, 2014

      Morgan Stanley pledges profitability rise

      Morgan Stanley has promised investors jam tomorrow, by announcing increased profit targets to feed investor optimism – at...

    11. January 9, 2014

      Banking rivalries: Risk on, risk off

      Goldman Sachs v Morgan Stanley Only two pure Wall Street investment banks survived the financial crisis intact. One came to...

    12. January 7, 2014

      Hadden leaves senior Morgan Stanley post

      Morgan Stanley’s head of interest rates trading left the Wall Street bank on Monday, suggesting strategic differences with...

    13. June 27, 2013

      Morgan Stanley: money to play with

      Morgan Stanley the mortgage lender? Yep. On Friday, Morgan Stanley is expected finally to close the long-awaited deal to buy...

    14. June 12, 2013

      Morgan Stanley chief in profitability pledge

      Morgan Stanley chief executive James Gorman is promising to increase profitability at the bank’s wealth management business,...

    15. May 14, 2013

      Morgan Stanley chief seeks to reassure on jobs

      James Gorman, chief executive of Morgan Stanley, said he sees no reason for dramatic job cuts as the bank seeks to reduce...

    16. April 18, 2013

      Morgan Stanley hit by slow trading

      Morgan Stanley suffered from a slowdown in trading activity in the first quarter, causing the investment bank to report...

    17. February 26, 2013

      Tom Nides rejoins Morgan Stanley

      Tom Nides has rejoined Morgan Stanley two years after leaving the investment bank to become deputy to Hillary Clinton, the...

    18. February 19, 2013

      BofA chief climbs Wall Street pay league

      Brian Moynihan’s pay package increased by more than 70 per cent in 2012, catapulting the Bank of America chief executive...

    19. January 31, 2013

      Morgan Stanley chief given pay cut

      James Gorman, Morgan Stanley chief executive, has been handed a 7.1 per cent pay cut despite a near-doubling of his...

    20. FT Alphaville

      January 24, 2013

      The Closer

      ROUND-UP Not 1,500, not just yet. The S&P 500 failed to hold 1,500 on Thursday, but has now risen for seven days, its...

    21. January 24, 2013

      Morgan Stanley chief to take pay cut

      James Gorman, Morgan Stanley chief executive, will take a pay cut for the second year in a row as the bank continues its...

    22. January 18, 2013

      Morgan Stanley: on the hook

      Not only has James Gorman promised investors a new Morgan Stanley; he has gone and quantified that commitment. During the...

    23. January 18, 2013

      Morgan Stanley swings to quarterly profit

      Morgan Stanley shareholders cheered the strategic overhaul and better than expected fourth-quarter results revealed by the...

    24. January 16, 2013

      Wall St adjusts to investors’ demands

      It is a decade since Goldman Sachs’ payroll was regularly lower than $2bn a quarter. Now it is below that level again,...

    25. January 15, 2013

      Morgan Stanley defers bonuses for top staff

      Morgan Stanley will defer 2012 bonuses for its highest-paid bankers for as long as three years, in an effort to appease...

    26. January 10, 2013

      Investment banks must change

      Too arrogant, too self-convinced that things were correct the way they were. That is how UBS investment bank chief Andrea...

    27. FT Alphaville

      November 6, 2012

      The 6am London Cut

      FT markets round-up: “Asian stocks were mixed and activity low with investors reluctant to make any big bets on the last...

    28. FT Alphaville

      November 5, 2012

      Taking the 'co-' out of Morgan Stanley's Kelleher...

      Just out from MOST: Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) today announced that Paul J. Taubman, currently co-President of Institutional...

    29. FT Alphaville

      October 5, 2012

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE An Indian flash crash: David flags up a plunge and halt in trading in India’s Nifty...

    30. FT Alphaville

      October 5, 2012

      The 6am Cut London

      Asian stocks gained overall on Friday, but Japanese markets were lower and the yen rallied after the Bank of Japan held off...

    31. FT Alphaville

      October 4, 2012

      The Closer

      ROUND-UP FT markets round-up: “Global markets were firmer as investors welcomed reports showing signs of improvement in the...

    32. September 25, 2012

      Morgan Stanley drops Smith Barney name

      Morgan Stanley has officially dropped the Smith Barney name from its wealth management business, making the former Citigroup...

    33. September 11, 2012

      Citigroup takes $2.9bn hit on Smith Barney sale

      Citigroup is set to take a $2.9bn hit on the sale of its stake in its retail brokerage joint venture with Morgan Stanley...

    34. July 19, 2012

      Revamp doubt as Morgan Stanley trade hit

      Morgan Stanley missed expectations for its second-quarter earnings, causing analysts and investors to question the bank’s...

    35. FT Alphaville

      July 16, 2012

      The Closer

      ROUND UP US stocks stumbled in low-volume trading. The S&P 500 fell 0.23 per cent after the third month in a row of weak...

    36. July 16, 2012

      Fund pioneer who foresaw dotcom crash

      Barton Biggs, the Morgan Stanley veteran and hedge fund pioneer who predicted the bursting of the dotcom bubble, has died at...

    37. FT Alphaville

      July 16, 2012

      Barton Biggs dies aged 79

      Barton Biggs, investor, global strategist and founder of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, died on Saturday after a...

    38. June 28, 2012

      Ex-FASB chief joins Morgan Stanley board

      Morgan Stanley has elected Robert Herz, the former chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, to the bank’s board...

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