JPMorgan’s Iksil Said to Take Whale-Size Risks Years Before Loss

JPMorgan’s Iksil Said to Take Whale-Size Risks Years Before Loss

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Pedestrians walk past the offices of JPMorgan Chase & Co., center left, in the business and financial district of Canary Wharf in London. Iksil, who joined JPMorgan in 2005 according to U.K. regulatory records, was given more leeway than many traders because he produced outsized gains during previous years -- including more than $100 million in 2011, said a person close to the bank.