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When Jamie Dimon said a hard Brexit would be a disaster for the UK earlier this year, the JPMorgan chief executive was articulating a view that is commonly held among London's investment bankers. But since Boris Johnson became prime minister, some senior bankers who were previously staunchly anti-Brexit now privately say their opinions have changed.

"We need to get it done; the inertia is worse than a no deal," the head of one large investment bank recently said, despite once warning of the dangers of such an outcome.

Another spoke admiringly of Johnson, comparing him to Winston Churchill, and

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