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US bank CEOs grilled by Congress over economy, consumer protections, Russia

JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon said consumers continued to be in 'rather good shape', but there is a chance of a mild recession which could be worse depending on the course of Russia's war in Ukraine

JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon
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The chief executives of JPMorgan, Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo and other major U.S. banks were grilled by both Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday on the economy, consumer protections, mortgages, and their ties with Russia.
 
In testimony before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, the CEOs touted their financial strength, role in distributing billions of dollars in COVID-19 pandemic-related aid and efforts both to boost lending in poorer communities and diversity within their ranks.
 
The line-up for the hearing includes CEOs of the four largest U.S. banks: JPMorgan Chase & Co's Jamie Dimon, Wells Fargo's Charles Scharf,

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First Published: Sep 21 2022 | 10:24 PM IST

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