Lloyd Blankfein

Goldman Sachs profit doubles on investment gains, lower tax rate

Goldman chief executive Lloyd Blankfein says improving economic conditions in the US powered client activity. Photo: Reuters

Goldman Sachs said quarterly profit doubled, boosted by investment gains and a lower tax rate, but investors fretted that these factors will not be repeated in future periods.

Wednesday, 17 July, 2013, 11:35am

Goldman gives stock awards early before tax rises

Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs has accelerated delivery of US$65 million in stock awards to 10 executives, including chief executive Lloyd Blankfein, helping them avoid higher tax rates that take effect this year.

4 Jan 2013 - 2:48am

Lai See

Why pampering civil servants can be really bad for morale

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

A good week for ...

Olivier David Och and Daniela Widmer

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Microsoft marketing heads fail with Bing earthquake ploy

We know marketing people are quite often driven types but you have to wonder what was going through those heads at Microsoft when they decided that the Japanese earthquake was an opportunity.

16 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Banking regulators need all the ammunition

Goldman Sachs has shown it is not only very good at making money - pots of it - but that it is also adept in the art of public relations. Late last month, the City of London was up in arms when Britain's financial tsar, Lord Turner, suggested the country's financial services industry was 'swollen', and that many complex products it sold were socially useless.

12 Sep 2009 - 12:00am