Listen: Japan, Emmanuel Macron And Barclays discussed on BTV Simulcast
"Myself and all our colleagues went through up until two thousand sixteen. And of course, we all know that we have to make a major change in January the footprint, but that was done to make sure that we have solid and stable platform to be able to cope with the future risk speech opportunities. So the short answer is we feel or the from the top in London. Two guys in Asia. Work is necessary. Now, of course, we will be vigilant about the experiences, but I don't think we are much concerned that we have to trim further in a major scale like we had to do before. Right now, you are here at the Bloomberg year ahead vent in order to talk about the future thinking in particular in Japan, where there are some headwinds such as low interest rates the presence of the B O J outsized presence in many markets. We also have demographics don't necessarily vote that well for banking business. What is the future of banking here in Japan backing in Japan? I think it's two things one is that we are also Bank. So for somebody like Barclays, which doesn't have a retail presence. I think the main focus will be to connect to Japan with outside world and be the intermediary to make sure there's fishing the flow of money business and people I think the challenge really in Japan is the retail local banking, business and. There. I think there's still a bit more work to do to create more efficiencies. And also, I think he's a need as we talk. Some of the other stations to bring in technology that efficiency up next the latest on the Carlos Gonzaga as Emmanuel Macron says he's committed to the Renault Nissan alliance.."