Workers outside the Deutsche Bank office in London. Reuters
Deutsche Bank shares rose on Monday as it launched one of the biggest overhauls of its investment bank since the financial crisis by cutting 18,000 jobs around the world, starting the day with cuts in Asia.
Deutsche Bank’s chief executive is prepared to make “tough cutbacks” in its investment banking business, whose future is in doubt after several failed restructurings, in order to be profitable and competitive. Shares in Deutsche Bank hit a record low on Thursday as Christian Sewing kicked off its annual meeting,
Deutsche Bank laid off staff from Sydney to London on Monday as it began 18,000 job cuts in an $8.3 billion “reinvention” which Germany’s largest lender said would mean yet another annual loss, knocking its shares.
Deutsche Bank plans to cut 18,000 jobs in a sweeping, 7.4 billion euro overhaul designed to turn around Germany’s struggling flagship lender The bank will also scrap its global equities business and scale back its investment bank.
Dubai has risen in the ranks of the Global Financial Centres Index, GFCI, to the eighth position, representing its highest ever-ranking.
The GCC States are keen to develop the joint cooperative system among them through a number of vital and strategic projects and plan to achieve economic integration among member states.
Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, now offers direct flights between Sharjah and Vienna. The non-stop six-hour flight to Vienna, will operate four times a week, on Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays,