Barely 26 years old, Zhang Xi has studied at an elite American university, worked for an investment bank in Hong Kong and an oil company in Beijing and now may launch an Internet startup with two friends.
Shanghai’s over-the-counter equity market was almost deserted on a weekday morning last week. Two cleaning ladies swept the floor of a trading hall devoid of brokers or computers, while a woman at an information desk ate breakfast and talked on her mobile phone.
Most San Francisco residents view technology companies as a benefit for their city and say the government should continue to court them, even though the boom threatens community diversity, according to a survey released today.
Therese Esperdy, a 17-year JPMorgan Chase & Co. veteran, suffered what she called “initial shock” in her first few weeks in Asia after three people told her some clients don’t want to pay merger-advisory fees.
Google Inc. wanted to find out who was behind a company called Suffolk Technologies LLC that accused the world’s largest search engine’s owner of using its Internet-search technology without permission.