UBS cuts 10,000 but mostly outside Asia

UBS plans to exit fixed income businesses and cut its headcount by roughly 10,000. It will focus more on its private bank, which is a growth area in Asia.
October 31, 2012

RBS makes heavy cuts in Asia equities division

The bank has made major lay-offs in institutional and retail equity sales and structuring in the region, amid whispers it plans to shut its equities and corporate finance units globally.
January 11, 2012

Goldman Sachs Japan cuts IBD staff

The US firm has dismissed four managing directors, three vice-presidents and six associates, according to market sources.
November 11, 2008

NAB closes Asia offices, cuts 400 jobs

Australia''s largest bank closes its institutional markets offices in Singapore, Korea and Malaysia, as well as its Tokyo-based securities company.
May 11, 2005