Financial Services

South Korea-based Mirae Asset announced in April that its brokerage in Hong Kong would be shut down to save costs amid poor market conditions. Photo: May Tse

Financial firms plan to increase Hong Kong hires

In a recent poll, 38 per cent of 1,100 senior executives from banks and financial institutions based in seven economies, including Britain, the United States, Canada and Hong Kong, said they would add to their permanent headcount in Hong Kong this year.