The banking industry is going through some changes in Europe because recently german based financial institution Deutsche bank has said that they are going to cut 18000 jobs in the next four years. The bank is trying to downsize its investment strategy in various fields, and that’s why they have decided to cut down expenses by slashing so many numbers of jobs. The German-based bank said that they are trying their best to cut down operating cost from 22 billion euros to 17 billion euros in the next few years.
This new strategy of cutting down their expenses when the bank realized that they need to focus on the market where they are leading. Deutsche Bank is also trying to cover up the fixed income based investments, and they are going to lower it in upcoming years. If we look back then, Deuscth bank has been on the radar of high cost, weak profit, and lots of regulatory penalties. Now they are trying to improve their situation by cutting expenses which are adding nothing to their profitable business.
The bank had gone through hard times when it didn’t earn an unusual amount of profit for a continuous period of three years. After this restructuring announcement came out yesterday shares of Deutsche Bank rose up by 2.5%, and investors welcomed that news very positively. Experts are predicting that this restructuring is happening because of the failure of a merger with its German rival Commerzbank. A few months ago, there was news came that Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank might merge; however, that plan didn’t go well for Deutsche Bank. Now this restructure plan might bring some good news but before that the bank will have to go through some heavy losses since they have changed lots of big things.