JPMorgan: special focus

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Euromoney's recent coverage of the American market leader.

FX: Start-up BestX wins first bank client with JPMorgan 
January 2017
JPMorgan’s decision to adopt a newly launched trade analytics service for its market-leading currencies business highlights the need for independent validation of execution quality in foreign exchange, according to the service’s co-founders.

Asia: Banning JPMorgan won’t help Indonesia
January 2017

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Cutting off a bank for an anodyne macro equities call is an over-reaction and a backward step.

Banking: CEOs call for regulatory harmony, time to digest change
November 2016
Brexit threatens eurozone, but region still crucial to global banks.

Dimon comes up Trumps

October 2016
Has Jamie Dimon been taking public speaking lessons from Donald Trump? Watching a panel discussion at the annual meeting of the Institute of International Finance (IIF) in Washington recently, where he sat alongside Mike Corbat and James Gorman, you'd be forgiven for thinking so.

Dimon, Corbat and Gorman talk Brexit
October 2016
The topic of Brexit was never going to be far from the minds of delegates at the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the Institute of International Finance, both being held this week in Washington, DC. And on Friday afternoon, delegates got a chance to hear the views of three vocal US bank chief executives — Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan, Mike Corbat of Citi and James Gorman of Morgan Stanley.

JPMorgan repo retreat shows cost of rule changes
September 2016
US bank winds down GCF business; concern over BNY Mellon dominance.


Real Estate Survey 2016: Press release
September 2016
JPMorgan climbs to top of global real estate. Asian developers dominate the 2016 Euromoney real estate survey, but the biggest changes are revealed among the global banks providing real estate finance.

JPMorgan private bank head retires
July 2016
Phil Di Iorio, global chief executive of JPMorgan Private Bank, has announced he is retiring at the end of the year.

Awards for Excellence 2016

World's best bank for CSR

North America's best bank for wealth management

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Fixed Income Survey 2016: Press release
May 2016
JPMorgan moved up to dominate in Euromoney’s 14th survey of fixed income research providers, winning the overall credit research category and overall trade ideas, having placed second in both categories last year.

Fintech 2016: OnDeck seeks scale through international expansion
April 2016
The decision last year by JPMorgan, America’s biggest bank, to outsource underwriting and servicing of small business loans to OnDeck in a pilot white-labelling deal, looked like a watershed event in the nine-year history of marketplace lending.

The curious case of JPMorgan and the $9 Iran trade
February 2016
When Iran Air needed some Boeing spare parts before sanctions were lifted, JPMorgan took the US side of the trade. Why and how?

JPMorgan’s results a warning to investment bank shareholders
January 2016

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Shareholders should be as worried by modest returns at the American market leader as by outright losses at Deutsche and other struggling European investment banks.

Fintech: US non-bank lenders close in on mortgages
January 2016
JPMorgan teams up with On Deck Capital; SoFi lends $4.5 billion in 2015.

Off Message: Getting on the bus
September 2015
This column’s author had an inside view of the Chemical/Chase merger 20 years ago.

Lessons from Chemical/Chase: the birth of global banking
September 2015
The merger, 20 years ago, of Chemical and Chase ushered in the era of global banking. It was driven by competition from growing regional competitors, the threat of disintermediation, technological challenges, capital constraints, the desire to serve clients more efficiently and, above all, the need to boost returns to shareholders and unlock value. Those challenges sound all too familiar today. So why aren’t more banks looking at consolidation as a way to beat the post-financial crisis blues?

Remembering Jimmy Lee
June 2015
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He was indefatigable, unrelenting, exuberant and eventually a senior statesman of the industry, but most of all JPMorgan’s Jimmy Lee was a man who took care of those closest to him, whether it was his family, his colleagues or his clients.

Private banking CEO of the year 2015: JPMorgan's Di Iorio
February 2015
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Known for his dedication and leadership style, Phil Di Iorio has taken JPMorgan Private Bank to the top of the rankings and is Euromoney’s top private banking CEO of the year.

European liquidity boosts JPMorgan Private Bank
January 2015
Phil Di Iorio, CEO of JPMorgan Private Bank, talks about where his firm is seeing growth from around the globe.

Private banking CIO outlook 2015: JPMorgan Private Bank
January 2015
Richard Madigan, chief investment officer at JPMorgan Private Bank, shares his views on oil-price surprises, and euro-exit and geopolitical concerns for the year ahead.

Macaskill on markets: Sunset approaches for the Sun King
January 2015
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When JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon delivered the welcome news to employees that he had been given the all clear after a recent bout of throat cancer, senior managers in attendance rose to applaud.

Trading up to Carlyle
April 2014 
The decision by Mike Cavanagh, co-CEO of investment banking at JPMorgan, to move to private equity firm Carlyle should not be viewed as a surprise. Cavanagh has taken himself out of the running for the role of successor to JPMorgan group CEO Jamie Dimon in order to make a late entry in the stakes to follow Carlyle founders David Rubenstein and Bill Conway.

JPMorgan commodities sale: Bambi, Godzilla and Blythe
March 2014
Will Blythe join Bambi and Godzilla at Mercuria to create a new commodities trading dream team? The fate of Blythe Masters, head of commodities at JPMorgan, is in the spotlight now that the sale of the bank’s physical commodities business to Mercuria for $3.5 billion has been confirmed.

Macaskill on markets: JPMorgan bids up industry legal costs
December 2013
Litigation cost estimates for investment banks are being revised sharply upwards after JPMorgan shocked peers by revealing that it had set aside $23 billion of legal reserves, then agreed a $13 billion settlement of outstanding mortgage claims with the US authorities.

Analysts shed crocodile tears over JPMorgan
November 2013
Post-crisis, you can’t just run a bank in the interests of shareholders.

Macaskill on markets: JPMorgan needs a president, not a new chairman
May 2013
Jamie Dimon comfortably survived an attempt to split his combined chairman and CEO role at JPMorgan, which will allow him to set the terms of his eventual departure from the bank. He should start by appointing a president to give a potential successor a trial run.

JPMorgan: Double Dimon’s number’s up
March 2013
Jamie Dimon’s dual role at JPMorgan has lost its sparkle and is past its sell-by date.

Inside JPMorgan's $2 billion loss-making CIO division
May 2012
As JPMorgan's losses in credit derivatives are revealed, Euromoney columnist Jon Macaskill reveals just how the CIO division worked and the positions it took - and warns that other houses on Wall Street could try to make their rivals' losses worse.