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The entrance for National Bank on the corner of York St. and Adelaide St. West in Toronto's Financial district.

Charla Jones/The Globe and Mail

National Bank Financial is slimming its international profile, eliminating an institutional equities office in Geneva.

About 10 senior people have been let go as a result of the closure.

The Geneva office offered high-end electronic brokerage services, research and institutional advice European clients, according to NBF International SA's Linked In page.

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The bank's European financial markets work is now centred in London, although the bank also has a presence in Paris, a spokesman for the company said on Tuesday.

(Jacqueline Nelson is a Globe and Mail Financial Services Reporter.)

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