Citi has appointed Shuang Ding, a former economist at China’s central bank and the International Monetary Fund IMF, as senior China economist.
This is the American bank’s second senior appointment for its China research coverage in less than a year as the firm continues to strengthen research of the world’s fastest growing economy. Last April, Citi appointed Minggao Shen, a veteran China observer, to serve as head of China research.
Ding will be based in Hong Kong and lead the China macroeconomics research team. He will report to Shen.
Both Ding and Shen are from mainland China and have worked for the nation’s top financial and economic research institutions. Veteran...