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Rishika Dugyala

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

Sep 07 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.

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

Sep 07 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.

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

Aug 16 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

Jul 26 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

Jul 18 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

Jun 19 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.

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