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Ken Griffin's hedge fund Citadel plans return to Tokyo

U.S. multi-strategy firm eyes reopening this year amid growing interest in Asia

Billionaire investor Ken Griffin intends to bring U.S. hedge fund Citadel back to Tokyo after closing operations there following the 2008 global financial crisis.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- U.S. hedge fund Citadel, led by billionaire investor Ken Griffin, has decided to reopen an office in Tokyo after closing the branch following the 2008 global financial crisis.

Citadel was drawn back to Tokyo for its market size, high market liquidity and its talent pool, sources familiar with the plan said.

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