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JPMorgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase is the largest bank in the United States, and one of the world’s largest public companies. 

JPMorgan’s top China banker Fang Fang to retire, as colleague Frank Gong gets promotion

JP Morgan Chase's chief executive for China investment banking is stepping down after more than a decade of making deals at the US bank, people familiar with the situation said.

Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, 11:50am 2 comments

JPMorgan sells physical commodities business for US$3.5b

JPMorgan Chase said on Wednesday it had made a deal to sell its physical commodities business for US$3.5 billion as regulators weigh whether to restrict banks’ ability to control power plants, warehouses and oil refineries.

If it’s approved by regulators, the deal would put the commodities business in the hands of energy and commodities trading company Mercuria Energy.

20 Mar 2014 - 10:28am

JPMorgan to cut 5,000 more jobs

JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, announced thousands of job cuts as its mortgage lending business slows.

The company said it expected total headcount to fall by 5,000 to 260,000 this year. The bank is also lowering its profitability target.

27 Feb 2014 - 1:09am

JPMorgan Chase in new scandal involving insurance regulator chief

JPMorgan Chase is embroiled in another scandal involving top mainland officials and jobs for well-connected individuals.

11 Feb 2014 - 2:48pm 4 comments

JPMorgan effect casts chill over firms' hiring practices in China

Western financial institutions and Chinese firms have become more cautious about employing potentially influential mainlanders in the wake of publicity over JP Morgan's repeated hiring of well-connected Chinese.

8 Feb 2014 - 1:27am 2 comments

JP Morgan to pay US$614m in mortgage fraud case

JP Morgan Chase settled the latest in a string of legal claims on Tuesday when it agreed to pay US$614 million to the US government and admitted that it had defrauded federal agencies by underwriting substandard mortgage loans.

6 Feb 2014 - 3:55am 1 comment

JP Morgan head Jamie Dimon paid US$20m for 2013 despite fines

JPMorgan Chase head Jamie Dimon's pay nearly doubled to US$20 million for 2013, despite the bank being forced to pay out billions to resolve legal and regulatory cases arising under his tenure.

26 Jan 2014 - 5:29am 1 comment

JPMorgan stops work on Chinese firm's US$1 billion IPO amid concerns over hiring

For the second time in three months, JPMorgan Chase has ceased working on a major Chinese initial public offering amid a US investigation into the Wall Street giant’s hiring practices.

21 Jan 2014 - 4:49pm

Funds for Madoff fraud victims rise to US$10b with JPMorgan Chase deal

The trustee unwinding Bernard Madoff's fraud has recovered more than US$10 billion for victims five years after the biggest Ponzi scheme collapsed, including US$543 million from JPMorgan Chase.

8 Jan 2014 - 11:29pm

JPMorgan Chase, Bernard Madoff's bank, to pay US$1.7b to settle charges

For more than 15 years, there were signs something was amiss with what US federal prosecutors in Manhattan call the "703 account" at JPMorgan Chase.

9 Jan 2014 - 4:28am

JPMorgan agrees to pay US$1.7b in Madoff case

JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay US$1.7 billion to resolve US claims that it played a role in facilitating Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, the US government said, resolving yet another legal obstacle facing the bank.

8 Jan 2014 - 3:42am

JPMorgan chief tackles US skills gap

JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon has no problem finding skilled workers to hire. That's true even though his bank has run into all sorts of trouble with federal regulators, and it's true even though the firm fills tens of thousands of jobs around the world every year.

4 Jan 2014 - 2:14am

JPMorgan Chase reveals it paid more than 100 of its London staff HK$25.7m

The biggest US bank, JPMorgan Chase, paid more than 100 of its London staff an average of £2 million (HK$25.7 million) in 2012.

3 Jan 2014 - 3:54am

JPMorgan 'has no plans to introduce bitcoin-like currency'

JPMorgan Chase has no plans to introduce a competing product to bitcoin, the digital money created as an alternative to currencies controlled by nations and banks, according to a person familiar with the matter.

12 Dec 2013 - 12:46am

JP Morgan just doing as Romans do

You wonder sometimes at the naivety of people who think their company e-mails are private just because it says so in the disclaimer attached to those e-mails. Memo to JP Morgan: Unplug the company e-mail system.

10 Dec 2013 - 1:40am 4 comments