JPMorgan cuts nearly 40 investment bankers in US – source

NEW YORK, June 23 (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) is cutting nearly 40 investment bankers in the U.S., a source with knowledge of the matter said.The reductions come after months of sluggish markets that have depressed dealmaking across Wall Street and prompted banks to lay off thousands of employees.JPMorgan’s investment banking and trading revenue are both expected to decline 15% in the second quarter, its president Daniel Pinto warned last month.Rivals Goldman Sachs Group (GS.N), Morgan Stanley (MS.N) and Citigroup (C.N) have also laid off investment bankers as uncertainty weighs on economic activity. …
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