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Credit Suisse has hired Bruce Harting as a managing director in its financial institutions group, starting next month.

Reuters reports that Harting, who joins from Barclays where he covered banks in the FIG investment banking group, is the fourth senior banker to join the group in the last six months.

In the meantime, Bloomberg News also reports that JPMorgan appointed Karen Li as head of China equity research in a newly created position as it expands coverage of the world’s second-biggest economy.

Li will report to James Sullivan, chief of equity research for Asia ex-Japan, JPMorgan said in a statement this week. Li, who joined the investment bank in 2005, will also retain her duties as Hong Kong-based head of Asia infrastructure and industrials research. 

Credit Suisse takes Harting from Barclays for FIG

JPMorgan Names Li as China Equity Research Head in New Role

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