Chillin' out till it needs to be funded
Citigroup plans to sell 20 businesses in consumer finance area, many of them located in Europe, its CEO Vikram Pandit said in an interview with Singapore’s Business Times.
He said the move was due to the shift in the consumer finance market where “there is less funding availability and they are probably less robust as businesses.” […]
Citigroup has been garnering investor interest amid optimism on Wall Street that the worst is over for the beleaguered banking company.
Citi shares have been pounded in the past two years, falling to around $3 from $55 because of heavy losses and a huge increase in its shares outstanding as a result of a $58 billion […]