Obama meets with heads of big banks on shutdown, debt limit

President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington on Sept 30, 2013. Mr Obama was scheduled to meet on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013, with top bank chief executives to discuss the government shutdown and the
President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington on Sept 30, 2013. Mr Obama was scheduled to meet on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013, with top bank chief executives to discuss the government shutdown and the looming deadline to raise the nation's debt limit, the White House said. -- FILE PHOTO: AP

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United States President Barack Obama was scheduled to meet on Wednesday with top bank chief executives to discuss the government shutdown and the looming deadline to raise the nation's debt limit, the White House said.

Bank chiefs included Mr Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs, Mr Michael Corbat of Citigroup, Mr Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase & Co, and Mr Brian Moynihan of Bank of America.