Citi’s Farhan Faruqui shares outlook on Asia

If there is a strategic fit then now is the time to do M&A, debt markets will likely remain strong, and although equity markets will remain volatile, there will be windows of opportunity for the nimble.

Citi’s Farhan Faruqui shares outlook on Asia

Investment banking has been a curate’s egg this year record bond issuance, healthy MA but anaemic equity. However with block trades back, there is a rising hope that equity markets may make a comeback in the fourth quarter. FinanceAsia caught up with Citis Farhan Faruqui, head of corporate and investment banking in Asia.

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