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JPMorgan Bankers Fly by the Dozens as Wall Street Norms Resume

  • Trips are fewer than before pandemic, but numbers climbing
  • Dimon has lamented business lost without client visits
Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Zoom meetings may never go away, but in the fiercely competitive world of high finance, visits to faraway clients are starting to stage a rapid comeback.

JPMorgan Chase & Co., the largest U.S. lender, already has about 30 to 40 investment bankers traveling daily, according to Jim Casey, the firm’s co-head of global investment banking. It’s another sign that big Wall Street firms are returning to their pre-pandemic ways as vaccination rates climb.