NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Several international banks are evacuating employees after being shut down for two days as a result of rising unrest in Egypt.
Citigroup (C - Get Report), which has 800 employees in the country, has evacuated some staff that resided in neighboring countries, a Citi spokesperson said. The spokesperson added that the bank was following guidance from the Egyptian Central Bank, which announced that local finance institutions would be shut down again on Tuesday.
Barclays> (BCS) also confirmed to The Wall Street Journalthat it had evacuated some employees.--Written by Maria Woehr in New York.
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