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Factbox: Major finance milestones as Hong Kong marks 25 years since handover

Factbox: Major finance milestones as Hong Kong marks 25 years since handover

A general view of Two International Finance Center (IFC), HSBC headquarters and Bank of China in Hong Kong, China July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, June 28 (Reuters) – Hong Kong returned to China in 1997 after 156 years of British colonial rule. Here …

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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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Apple and Android phones hacked by Italian spyware, Google says

Apple and Android phones hacked by Italian spyware, Google says

A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 (Reuters) – An Italian company’s hacking tools were used to spy on Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Android smartphones …

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EU fails to agree corporate tax reform as Hungary vetoes overhaul

EU fails to agree corporate tax reform as Hungary vetoes overhaul

FILE PHOTO – Hungarian Finance Minister Mihaly Varga speaks during a business conference in Budapest, Hungary, February 19, 2022. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LUXEMBOURG, June 17 (Reuters) – The European Union’s adoption of a 15% corporate minimum tax was thrown into doubt again on Friday as Hungary raised …

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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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