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Goldman Sachs sees 69% drop in Q4 net profit on dealmaking slump

It also reported a pre-tax loss of $778 million in its platform solutions unit

Goldman Sachs

Shares of the bank were down 2.5 per cent at $364.56 in premarket trading

Goldman Sachs on Tuesday reported a bigger-than-expected 69 per cent drop in fourth-quarter profit as it struggled with a slump in dealmaking and weakness in its wealth management business. 

Goldman is curbing its consumer banking ambitions as Chief Executive Officer David Solomon refocuses the bank’s resources to strengthen its core businesses such as investment banking and trading.

Goldman’s investment banking fees fell 48 per cent in the latest quarter, while revenue from its asset and wealth management unit dropped 27 per cent due to lower revenue from equity and debt investments.

It also reported a pre-tax loss of $778 million in its platform

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First Published: Jan 18 2023 | 12:50 AM IST

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