Pedestrians outside a branch of HSBC in Hong Kong. Agence France-Presse
HSBC would offer rebates and fee reductions for small and medium-sized companies in Hong Kong, as the city’s economy struggles. Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade, weighed down by the prolonged US-China trade war
HSBC ousted John Flint as chief executive after just 18 months in a shock move the chairman of Europe’s biggest bank said was needed to speed up progress on priority areas such as the turnaround of its US business.
The launch of new online-only banks in Hong Kong is expected to be delayed in part due to anti-government protests in the city, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Spot gold was unchanged at $1,731.69 per ounce by 03:54 GMT while US gold futures were also steady at $1,732.80 per ounce.
Dubai recorded exceptional inflows of foreign direct investments (FDIs) in 2020 with 455 projects worth Dhs24.7 billion, according to data from the Dubai FDI Monitor released by the Dubai Investment Development
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum praised the efforts of federal and local entities for their part in Expo Dubai 2020.