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MUFG to automate 9,500 jobs, says president

Japanese financial services company to move 30% of staff to more creative jobs

Nobuyuki Hirano, president of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, speaks at the Fin/Sum Week 2017 forum in Tokyo on Sept. 19.

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Japan's largest financial group, will automate 9,500 clerical jobs in Japan, accounting for about 30% of positions nationwide at its main subsidiary, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.

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