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Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) – To cut 14,000 jobs by 2019

The UK’s state-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is set to cut up to 14,000 jobs in its investment banking units across the United States and Asia by 2019, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. RBS

The number amounts to 80 percent of the jobs in the RBS’s investment banking sector, which is scheduled to experience a massive restructuring in a bid to turn around the struggling bank’s fortunes, the reported added.

The restructuring plan includes efforts to downsize the bank and concentrate its operations in the UK.

Bank officials said they would end their presence in 25 countries, reducing the bank’s international locations to 13 countries.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at  PressTV-‘UK bank to cut 14,000 jobs by 2019’.

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