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Hong Kong’s top finance executives bank on city to thrive as gateway to China

Hong Kong’s top finance executives bank on city to thrive as gateway to China

HONG KONG, June 27 (Reuters) – In 1997, the world watched as Britain returned Hong Kong to Chinese rule, with some pessimistic or wary about the outlook for the city and its role in the global financial system. Twenty-five years later, Hong Kong has so far retained its status as a financial hub, and some …

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Hong Kong’s new govt retains finance chief in sign of continuity

Hong Kong’s new govt retains finance chief in sign of continuity

HONG KONG, June 19 (Reuters) – China unveiled on Sunday new top officials in Hong Kong under incoming leader John Lee, who vowed to take the global financial hub to fresh heights, while shrugging off concerns about sanctions the United States has imposed on him . In a sign of continuity for the financial industry, …

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EXCLUSIVE China’s central bank accepts Ant’s application for financial holding company – sources

EXCLUSIVE China’s central bank accepts Ant’s application for financial holding company – sources

A logo of Ant Group is pictured at the headquarters of Ant Group, an affiliate of Alibaba, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China October 29, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PBOC taking application signals license may come soon – sources Financial holding license to pave way for Ant market …

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Toyota says consumer choice dictates pace of electrification

Toyota says consumer choice dictates pace of electrification

TOYOTA, Japan, June 15 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) pushed back against critics who say it has been slow to embrace battery electric vehicles (BEV), arguing it needed to offer a variety of car choices to suit different markets and customers. At its annual general meeting on Wednesday, the world’s largest automaker by sales …

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Baidu’s electric vehicle firm Jidu unveils first ‘robot’ car

Baidu’s electric vehicle firm Jidu unveils first ‘robot’ car

BEIJING, June 8 (Reuters) – Baidu’s electric vehicle (EV) arm Jidu Auto on Wednesday launched a “robot” concept car, the first vehicle to be revealed by a Chinese internet company. The concept car, which is free of door handles and can be fully controlled via voice recognition, was launched through an online press conference held …

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