A pedestrian walks by the logo of Swiss banking giant UBS engraved on the wall of its headquarters on May 8, 2019 in Zurich. Photo: AFP

UBS to cut 40 jobs in trading and investment banking in Asia-Pacific region below vice-president level

  • The staff reductions are roughly split between UBS’s markets and investment-banking teams
  • The majority of the cuts will be at the level of vice-president or below, said a person familiar with the matter
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A pedestrian walks by the logo of Swiss banking giant UBS engraved on the wall of its headquarters on May 8, 2019 in Zurich. Photo: AFP
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A China Construction Bank branch vandalised by protesters following a rally in defiance of the anti-mask law issued by the government on October 5, 2019. Photo: Felix Wong

From email alerts to working from home, financial companies are implementing contingency plans as protests rage in Hong Kong

  • Banks say they’re focused on safety of their employees, still being able to provide services to customers as Hong Kong protests continue
  • Employees are working remotely, getting email alerts on potential conflict points
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A China Construction Bank branch vandalised by protesters following a rally in defiance of the anti-mask law issued by the government on October 5, 2019. Photo: Felix Wong
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