JP Morgan Takes $2B Trading Loss

JP Morgan Chase has been hit by $2 billion in trading losses and could face an additional $1 billion loss, Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said in a conference call after U.S. markets closed today.

  • 11 May 2012
Email a colleague
Request a PDF

JP Morgan Chase has been hit by $2 billion in trading losses and could face an additional $1 billion loss, Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said in a conference call after U.S. markets closed today.

The losses stemmed from derivatives positions in the bank's Chief Investment Office, which manages risk for the company. The Wall Street Journal reported last month that large bets—by a London-based trader named Bruno Michel Iksil—being made in that office had roiled a sector of the debt markets.

Click here to read the full story from the Wall Street Journal



  • 11 May 2012

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,650.87 23 11.13%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,169.49 17 8.53%
3 HSBC 6,243.46 23 6.52%
4 Citi 4,355.35 13 4.55%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,273.37 17 4.46%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 5,440.56 17 10.74%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,468.97 23 8.82%
3 UBS 3,742.72 17 7.39%
4 Citi 3,393.89 23 6.70%
5 Goldman Sachs 3,360.93 18 6.63%