Credit Suisse Group, which emerged from the financial crisis among the world's strongest banks, swung to a fourth-quarter net profit despite a slowdown in investment banking activity late last year that undercut the solid performance of its private bank.

Credit Suisse posted a net profit of 793 million Swiss francs ($742.5 million), compared with a loss of 6.02 billion francs ($5.62 billion) a year earlier.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.