Posts Tagged ‘citigroup’

Lee Kuan Yew admits GIC made a mistake and tries to quell early election buzz.  Interview with Reuters: Lee said GIC bought “too early” into global banks such as Citigroup (C.N) and UBS (UBSN.VX), which were both hammered by the financial meltdown that quickened in the second half of 2008. “How could we have known […]

The Singapore Democrats point out “the hyperactive, rainbow-coloured gorilla jumping up and down, screaming and poking them in the eyes right in the middle of the living room.” Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s appointments as an international advisor to corporations such as JP Morgan, Total, DaimlerChrysler (now defunct) and Citigroup have gone largely unnoticed by most […]