Lean, profitable and looking for growth: Citi is back on the offensive

Manuel Falco Citi head
By David Rothnie
11 Sep 2014

The US bank’s cost-cutting and investment in senior bankers is paying off. Now it has more ambitious plans to close the gap on its rivals, writes David Rothnie.

Seven years on from the financial crisis, and Citigroup has shed assets, jobs and brought costs under control, yet there is still a debate that the bank remains too big to manage, let alone to fail. 

That may be a discussion at the top of the organisation, but it’s ...

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