New York lender JPMorgan, Citi beat Q3, 2020 estimates amid signs of recovery



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New York lender JPMorgan, Citi beat Q3, 2020 estimates amid signs of recovery

On Tuesday, New York-based American multinational lender and investment services company Citi alongside the Untied States’ largest lender by assets JPMorgan Chase & Co. had reported that their quarterly earnings over the third quarter of the year had ramped up robustly, bolstering views that the US economy, which had entered into a recession in February this year, might have been well-poised to rebound from a pandemic-propelled forced business closure measure inclined earlier this year.

Nonetheless, despite an upbeat quarterly earnings’ report, both New York lenders had cautioned of a string of uncertainties revolving around the United States’ economic recovery ahead of a winter what analysts said could witness a climb in pandemic cases even as the outbreak’s fatality rate has been diminished lately, while top executives from both of the Wall St.

lenders had underscored the requirement of another large-scale economic relief bill in order to prevent another recession in US economy as early as late-2020.

JPMorgan, Citi beat Wall St.

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Besides, according to JPMorgan’s Q3, 2020 earnings’ report that was released on Tuesday, the New York City-lender had scored a profit of $9.44 billion or $2.92 per share, up from a profit of $2.68 per share compared to the same time a year earlier that beats an analysts’ estimate of a profit of $2.23 per share, data from Factset had revealed.

Apart from that, Citi said at its quarterly earnings’ report that the US lender’s net income fell to $3.23 billion over Q3, 2020 from $4.91 billion on a year-on-year basis, though Citi had logged a net income of $1.40 per share that topped Wall St.

estimates. Meanwhile, adding that the United States’ No. 1 lender JPMorgan Chase & Co. had set aside a fewer amount to grapple with bad debts over the last quarter which in effect had contributed to an improvement on its Q3 earnings’ result, JPMorgan Chair and Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said in a post-earnings’ conference call with the reporters, “A good, well-designed (Government) stimulus package will simply increase the chance we get better outcomes.