Category Archives: Citigroup

The risks and benefits of One Belt, One Road – Sara Hsu

China’s massive One-Belt, One-Road program has often been compared with the US Marshal plan after the Second World War. Keen to reap the benefits, risks have also been highlighted, writes financial analyst Sara Hsu at Capital Watch.¬†US investors like Marc Merlino, head of Citi’s global subsidiaries group started to explore the field, she writes.

BitMex helps Chinese investors to go global – William Bao Bean

Former Citi-group banker Arthur Hayes started BitMex, a bitcoin exchange. Bound to be a success, says VC and innovation expert William Bao Bean to Bloomberg, as Chinese are looking for ways to invest their capital outside China, where growth it slowing down.

What does it take to become a private banker? – Wei Gu

Private bankers are a hot commodity in Asia, although their corporate live can be tough. WSJ wealth editor Wei Gu gives aspiring wealth managers a few career advises. Being a good seller is more important than your family connections.

Labor shortage hits white-collar jobs – Shaun Rein

China’s factories are running out of labor already for years, but now also companies looking for white-collar workers have a hard time to fill in the fast-growing number of vacancies, tells business analyst Shaun Rein in BusinessWeek. And wages go up fast.