Goldman Sachs 1Q rev jumps 14% on trading

April 16, 2015 12:25 PM

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Helped by large gains in its trading business, Goldman Sachs handily beat Wall Street's expectations for its first quarter earnings, including a nearly 14% jump in revenue.

The New York bank said it earned $5.94 a share for the three-month period ended in March, versus of $4.02 a share last year. Revenue came in at $10.62 billion -- up 13.8% over the same period in 2014.

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