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    1. August 16, 2016

      ValueAct takes $1bn stake in Morgan Stanley

      The activist hedge fund ValueAct has disclosed a $1.1bn investment in Morgan Stanley, giving it a powerful voice at a...

    2. July 20, 2016

      Morgan Stanley helped by cuts and deals

      Morgan Stanley fanned hopes that a shake-up of its trading division could lead to significantly better profits on...

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    1. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Morgan Stanley boosted by cost cuts and M&A

      Morgan Stanley fanned hopes that a shake-up of its trading division could lead to significantly better profits on...

    2. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Morgan has 'no plans' to move staff from UK

      Morgan Stanley has shot down reports that it was preparing to uproot thousands of jobs from London in the wake of the...

    3. June 6, 2016

      Inside McKinsey’s private hedge fund

      In 2012 a group of elite hedge fund managers were about to see a complicated trade finally pay off. Funds run by...

    4. April 18, 2016

      Morgan Stanley profit falls by half

      Morgan Stanley slashed pay in the first quarter, delivering results that beat analysts’ expectations despite big falls...

    5. Fast FT

      April 18, 2016

      Morgan Stanley profit drops 54% on trading slump

      Morgan Stanley’s net income more than halved in the first quarter, as its trading arm was hit by simultaneous slumps in...

    6. April 15, 2016

      Wall Street banks not willing to go long the bong

      Wall Street bankers and executives will do a lot to secure an advisory role on an initial public offering. Morgan...

    7. March 6, 2016

      Executive perks: The corporate jet files

      Barry Diller, the billionaire media mogul, has taken more than $12m of personal flights on a company-owned private jet...

    8. January 19, 2016

      Morgan Stanley fails to revive debt trading business

      Morgan Stanley’s efforts to turn round its ailing debt-trading business have been a “failure”, chief executive James...

    9. Fast FT

      January 19, 2016

      Morgan Stanley swings to profit; revenues dip

      Morgan Stanley swung back to a profit in the final quarter of the year, as it vowed to keep a tight control on expenses...

    10. January 10, 2016

      The week: January 11

      • The acting head of the Financial Conduct Authority unexpectedly withdrew from the race to become the chief executive...

    11. January 7, 2016

      Colm Kelleher takes bigger role in Morgan Stanley reshuffle

      Greg Fleming, once considered a leading candidate to succeed James Gorman at the helm of Morgan Stanley, has left a few...

    12. Fast FT

      January 6, 2016

      Greg Fleming, once a CEO candidate, out at Morgan

      Greg Fleming, once considered a leading candidate to succeed James Gorman at the helm of Morgan Stanley, has left the...

    13. December 8, 2015

      Morgan Stanley axes 1,200 jobs

      Morgan Stanley has cut 1,200 people from its fixed-income unit and back office support for that business, following the...

    14. November 8, 2015

      Shakespeare’s King Lear is a dramatic example of tragic succession planning

      Succession planning has provided dramatic material for playwrights even before Shakespeare penned King Lear. Now...

    15. October 19, 2015

      US energy sector falls as traders watch oil slide and China data

      US oil companies suffered across the board yesterday as crude prices declined. The energy sector was the worst...

    16. October 19, 2015

      Morgan Stanley: that’s life

      James Gorman, the outspoken chief executive of Morgan Stanley, once advised employees chafing under a new compensation...

    17. October 19, 2015

      Morgan Stanley’s third-quarter profits dive 40%

      Morgan Stanley chief James Gorman promised an “intense focus” on underperforming parts of the Wall Street bank, as...

    18. October 2, 2015

      Morgan Stanley reshuffle reignites succession speculation

      The promotion of two senior managers at Morgan Stanley this week has rekindled speculation over possible successors to...

    19. October 2, 2015

      Morgan Stanley reshuffles top executive line-up

      Morgan Stanley has rewarded two rising stars with expanded roles that give them access to the company’s board and...

    20. August 13, 2015

      US banks extend lead over European counterparts

      US banks are stretching away from their European rivals in global investment banking, taking advantage of strategic...

    21. July 20, 2015

      Morgan Stanley trading boosts results

      Morgan Stanley brought the curtain down on the big US banks' earnings season in positive fashion, with a double-digit...

    22. July 2, 2015

      Banker pay rebounds but only for a few

      Bank chief executives’ pay is rapidly returning to pre-crisis levels — but only if your name happens to be Jamie Dimon...

    23. June 16, 2015

      Top US bank executives abandon share sale taboo

      It was called the “blood oath”. The management team of Sandy Weill, an architect of the modern Citigroup and mentor to...

    24. May 22, 2015

      Lunch with the FT: James Gorman

      James Gorman arrives promptly at noon at a sparsely populated Greek restaurant in midtown Manhattan. We are a couple of...

    25. April 20, 2015

      Morgan Stanley reports best quarter since financial crisis

      Morgan Stanley reported its most profitable quarter since the financial crisis, with a jump in revenues from trading...

    26. April 1, 2015

      Morgan Stanley chief lands $22.5m pay package

      Morgan Stanley chief executive James Gorman has received a 25 per cent pay rise after the US investment bank handed him...

    27. March 24, 2015

      Tech groups prove a lure for Wall Street

      Not long ago being offered the position of Morgan Stanley chief financial officer would have been considered the...

    28. February 26, 2015

      Revisionists take heat off US bank results

      US banks’ habit of revising earnings weeks after announcing them is driving some analysts to distraction. Last week BNY...

    29. January 20, 2015

      Morgan Stanley hit by weak fixed income trading revenues

      Morgan Stanley suffered an unexpected decline in its already weak fixed income trading business in results on Tuesday,...

    30. January 16, 2015

      Jamie Dimon returns to bombastic form

      For the last few months Jamie Dimon’s voice was hoarse and softer than usual, a side-effect of his treatment for throat...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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