Beijing is casting more doubt on Hong Kong’s future as a financial hub

//Beijing is casting more doubt on Hong Kong’s future as a financial hub

Beijing is casting more doubt on Hong Kong’s future as a financial hub

Beijing’s stress test of Hong Kong has entered a new, more critical stage. What’s at stake is whether business can be divorced from politics – whether a steadily less free city can not only remain economically prosperous but continue as an international financial centre.If Hong Kong survives this test, the territory will be an exceptional case, perhaps the only city ever that has thrived as a global hub even as its political and civil freedoms are taken away. Global financial centres are hard…

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