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Rishika Dugyala

Banks turn to espressos, dancing robots to help keep U.S. branches alive

07 Sep 2018

NEW YORK Free Wi-Fi, discounted cappuccinos, artwork, and a dancing robot are among the features banks across the United States are touting to convince customers that even in an era of smartphones it is still worth it to visit a bank branch.

RPT-FOCUS-Banks turn to espressos, dancing robots to help keep US branches alive

07 Sep 2018

NEW YORK, Sept 7 Free Wi-Fi, discounted cappuccinos, artwork, and a dancing robot are among the features banks across the United States are touting to convince customers that even in an era of smartphones it is still worth it to visit a bank branch.

U.S. banks teach financial literacy with hands-on experience

16 Aug 2018

NEW YORK Last year, Abbey Jones’ high school routine had a twist. For 45 minutes each week, she became one of 15 student tellers at the Community Spirit Bank branch at Red Bay High School in Red Bay, Alabama.

MOVES-Goldman Sachs hires new chief diversity officer

26 Jul 2018

July 26 Goldman Sachs Group Inc has hired Erika Irish Brown to head the Wall Street bank's efforts to recruit, retain and advance diverse professionals, according to an internal memo circulated on Wednesday and obtained by Reuters.

Wall Street traders set for best year since aftermath of crisis

18 Jul 2018

NEW YORK Wall Street trading desks may have reached a post-crisis turning point, with revenue on track for the best year since 2011, second-quarter earnings reports from big U.S. banks showed.

Goldman Sachs to invest $500 million in women-run companies

20 Jun 2018

Goldman Sachs Group Inc will pump $500 million into companies led, founded or owned by women, as it steps up efforts to close the gender investing gap, the Wall Street bank said on Tuesday.

World News

Turkey says it has not shared Khashoggi audio with anyone

Turkey has not shared audio recordings said to document the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, its foreign minister said on Friday, dismissing reports it had passed them on to the United States.