Despite three major lenders in Hong Kong reporting sharp falls in their first-half profits this week, the global cost-cutting going on the industry is unlikely to affect staffing levels in the city, say experts. Photo: EPA

Hong Kong banking sector likely to escape global job cuts

Emphasis on client-facing functions means financial services recruitment remains solid in the city, say analysts

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Despite three major lenders in Hong Kong reporting sharp falls in their first-half profits this week, the global cost-cutting going on the industry is unlikely to affect staffing levels in the city, say experts. Photo: EPA
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