BAML hires Citi's chief Japan equity strategist

Kenji Abe will join the US bank's Tokyo office in April after a near five-year stint at Citi.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Tokyo reception
Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Tokyo reception

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has hired Citi's Kenji Abe as its new chief Japan equity strategist. Abe will join the US bank’s Tokyo office on April 2, according to an internal memo seen by FinanceAsia.

Abe will report directly to Eiichi Katayama pictured below, head of Japan research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, who is also based in Tokyo. He will work directly with Ajay Kapur, the bank’s Asia-Pacific equity strategist, who works out of Hong Kong.

 

Abe joins Bank of America Merrill Lynch from Citi, where was chief Japan equity strategist from 2010. Before that, he held...

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