GIB AM's Lamb: SVB crisis anniversary and the outlook for the banking sector

Silicon Valley Bank

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One year on since the collapse of SVB, equity markets are still fretting about the performance of developed market banks.

Investors on both sides of the Atlantic are increasingly watchful, questioning whether interest income improvements are sustainable.  Credit spreads, which are often correlated with equity performance, have also remained above historic levels versus comparably rated corporate issuers.  Deep Dive: Undervalued UK banks set for potential 2024 turnaround It feels like banks must deliver perfection in order to see sustained stock market performance and, in an accident-prone sector, perfection is hard to come by.   Bondholders should take a different view.  The dominance of banks w...

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