ICBC, JPMorgan, HSBC Among 13 Banks With 200,000 Staff

AgBank lead world's lenders by number of employees

A tentative plan by Japan’s largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc., to trim its current headcount of 147,000 by 7 percent over the next decade shows that lenders continue to cut jobs almost a decade after the global financial crisis. Yet eliminating 10,000 full- and part-time positions would barely dent the payrolls at some other banks. Two in China currently have more than 450,000 staff, and another 11 worldwide -- including Wells Fargo & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and HSBC Holdings Plc -- tip the employee scales at more than 200,000 people, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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