"Whether the displacement of human labour by automation is, as is often depicted, another nail in the manual coffin seems a moot assertion. But what cannot be denied is its increasing role across the financial services (FS) sector, with some players even seeing automated environments as a panacea."

Financier Worldwide April 2017

Only 20% companies plan to shed labour which indicates the goal is to raise productivity, revenue and re-educate & improve skills of employees. In fact could be the start of eliminating meaningless jobs.

See:-  AI eliminating meaningless jobs