CITIC Securities Research is a sell-side research institute positioned at delivering research services primarily to institutional investors. Its research team is composed of more than 100 analysts based in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong, and extends research into almost all aspects of the national economy.
CITIC Securities Research continued to maintain its leading position in the industry. In 2010, CITIC Securities Research was listed at the first place in the ¡°Best Local Research Teams Survey¡± by New Fortune, ranking among the top three in 20 fields and the top two in 18 fields, among all of the 31 research fields. It was listed at the first place in the ¡°Gold Local Research Teams¡± for the fourth straight year (totally four annual surveys were held) by Securities Market Weekly. In the first survey of ¡°Gold Bull Analysts¡± sponsored by China Securities Journal, CITIC Securities Research ranked the first place in the ¡°Award of Comprehensive Research Strength of Securities Firms¡±, ranking the first in 9 fields and among the top three in 19 fields in the totally 24 fields.
CITIC Securities Research currently boasts a stable and the strongest analyst team in China; it has 5 analysts among the total 6 who have ranked the first place for over 5 years in a row, and its research ranking is among the top two of the market in all of the most important fields (such as macro, strategy, banking, petrochemical and construction). CITIC Securities Research will continue to build up the brand of excellence for the Company.