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JPMorgan may freeze some staff salaries, pay traders higher bonus: Report

As part of the incentive pay for traders, bonuses increase when market revenue rises

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JPMorgan | Traders | Bonus payouts

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(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co plans to freeze salaries for most employees with titles of vice president and above even as it expects to increase bonuses for some traders as much as 20%, according to a person familiar with the matter. The plans come as bank executives grapple with next year’s budgets and consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, which include low interest rates and higher costs for loan losses even as trading revenue has surged. As part of the incentive pay for traders, bonuses increase when market revenue rises. Wall Street firms routinely report higher ...

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First Published: Wed, December 02 2020. 02:24 IST
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