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  • Banks warned against shutting ATM as watchdog vows to protect cash
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    Banks warned against shutting ATM as watchdog vows to protect cash

    The UK regulator said that it would step in where necessary if banks and post offices close ATMs in areas where there are no other alternatives.

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    HSBC Loses Senior Traders in New York as Exodus Continues

    (Bloomberg) -- A swathe of senior traders have left HSBC Holdings Plc’s U.S. business in recent months as the bank restructures its operations in New York and around the world.Head of credit trading for Latin America Omar Takriti is among the departures, along with head of equities for the Americas Tom O’Leary, according to people familiar with the matter.At least 10 traders are leaving the credit desk, said the people, who asked not to be named discussing confidential information. Michael Yarian, formerly the New York-based head of global markets and fixed income, exited last year, while Gerry Mato, a key figure in building the business in Latin America, left in March.The bank made cuts to its bonus pool for U.S. traders in 2020, and some senior staff were not given awards even as trading revenue swelled, according to the people. Chief Executive Officer Noel Quinn and his top lieutenants defended group-wide bonus cuts during a staff call in March, Bloomberg News has reported.“The Americas is an important market for our credit trading business and we are looking to grow the team. We are actively hiring,” said Adam Durchslag, a spokesman at HSBC.Takriti and O’Leary declined to comment. Leon McIntyre has assumed O’Leary’s role in addition to his role of global head of program trading, a person said.HSBC’s global markets revenue rose by 27% in 2020 as traders took advantage of the pandemic-induced volatility and increased client activity, yet the bonus pool for global banking and markets was down about 15%, according to the company’s annual report. The equities business, by comparison, increased revenue by 2% in 2020.HSBC is in the process of restructuring its worldwide operations as it pivots its focus to Asia. The bank has said it expects to reduce its workforce by about 35,000.For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2021 Bloomberg L.P.

  • HSBC to Hire More Wealth Managers, Continues Expansion in Asia

    HSBC to Hire More Wealth Managers, Continues Expansion in Asia

    Continuing with its efforts to tap the Asia markets, HSBC is on track to hire more than 1,000 wealth managers in the region.