OREANDA-NEWS. February 10, 2012. Recently, Agricultural Bank of China Limited (ABC) won five "Golden Pixiu" awards in the 2nd China Gold Medal Wealth Management Top 10 List for 2011 for its great strength. In particular, Li Qingping, Director of ABC retail business and General Manager of Retail Banking Department, received the prize of "2011 Gold Medal Retail Banker" with an absolute advantage; Yi Yingsen, President of ABC Beijing Branch, was awarded "Best Contribution of Financial Services for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises"; ABC brand of "Golden Key" was awarded "2011 Gold Medal Influence Brand"; ABC e-Banking received "2011 Best Corporate Online Banking"; and ABC private banking got the award "2011 Best Contribution Award for Private Banking", reported the press-centre of ABC.

The 2011 "Golden Pixiu" awards, the second China Gold Medal Wealth Management Top 10 List (the first was held in 2010) analyzed in a comprehensive manner commercial banks' performances in strategic management, product innovation, business development, marketing, customer services and other wealth management fields and granted 14 categories of awards: Gold Medal Influential Brand, Gold Medal Creative Planner, Best Retail Bank, Best Custodian Bank, Best Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Bank, Best Credit Card Bank, Best Wealth Management Bank, Best Online Bank, Best Private Bank, Best Trade Finance Bank, Best Innovative Bank, Best Assets Management Bank, Best Corporate Bank and Most Trustworthy Foreign Bank.

With the China Banking Association, the Securities Association of China, the Insurance Institute of China, Insurance Association of China and China Trustee Association as guidance authorities and sponsored by Financial Money and the Gold Medal Wealth Academy (Beijing), the awards were given based on nominees' performance in investment and wealth management, product innovation, business development and market response, third party data investigation, online ballots, spot interview as well as expert appraisal.