Sberbank closed the year 700 offices


Photo: Igor Zarembo / RIA Novosti

Sberbank has reduced the number of branches of banking services worldwide on 704 office. It is stated in the documents Bank statements for the year Russian accounting system (RAS).

If at the beginning of last year, the largest credit organizations in Russia was 15 016 offices, now there are 14 312. The Bank set a record volume of loans. The total figure stood at 13.5 trillion dollars, or 27 percent more than the year before.

In January it became known that the savings Bank intends to lay off three thousand employees and replace them with robots. At the end of 2016, earned the robot-lawyer, constitutes a claim for individuals.

In September, former CEO of Citigroup Vikram Pandit said the global banking industry will cut about 30 percent of jobs in the next five years. In particular, in the United States will be laid off about 770 thousand Bank employees, and in Europe — about one million.

In June, the Nobel prize winner for Economics Christopher Pissarides noted that robotics and automation will be the main threats for the economy in the XXI century. According to the scientist, the development of digital technologies has given rise to a kind of monopolies, increasing property divide.

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