Research is the foundation upon which all other business lines at CICC stand. We devote a significant amount of energy and resources to the research team. Our research team focuses on global markets and serves domestic and international clients through CICC's global platform. Our broad scope of research encompasses macroeconomic fundamentals, market strategies, fixed income, financial engineering, asset allocation, equities, commodities, and foreign exchange. Our extensive coverage, rigorous methodology, independence, impartiality, foresighted analysis, and professional services have earned us a reputation as a world-class research institution in both domestic and global markets. We have won top rankings in domestic and international analyst polls and are known among our clients as the “China Expert.”

CICC global institute

As a new type of think tank in the new era, the CICC Global Institute (CGI) focuses on public policy research and decision-making, participates in international policy discussions and information exchanges, and provides advice on the development of China's financial market. CGI conducts forward-looking research on major issues related to the medium and long-term development of China, the global economy, as well as people's livelihood.

Mr. Wensheng Peng, Chief Economist and Head of the Research Department, serves as the Dean of CGI. Ms. Huimin Wu, Managing Director of CGI, serves as the Executive Dean of CGI.

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Areas of Expertise
  • Global macro economics

  • Global investment strategies

  • Global commodities

  • Fixed income

  • Global FX

  • Asset allocation

  • Quantitative & ESG

  • Finance

    (banking, insurance and securities)
  • Real estate and spatial services

  • Energy

    (oil, natural gas and coal)
  • Materials

    (steel, construction materials, chemicals and nonferrous metals)
  • Industrials

    (construction and engineering, machinery, and aerospace technology)
  • Transportation

    (including infrastructure)
  • Utilities

    (IPPs, environmental services, alternative energy, and electrical equipment)
  • Technology, media, and internet

  • Automobiles and automobile parts

  • Consumer staples

    (food & beverage, agriculture and paper)
  • Consumer discretionary

    (retail, home appliances, consumer electronics, apparel & textiles, light industry, tourism, hotels and restaurants)
  • Health care

  • Global coverage

  • Wealth research

  • 1195 A-share companies and 450 H-share companies covered
  • 66% of A-shares and 91% of H-shares and Red Chips covered by market capitalization
  • As of December 31, 2023

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