George Chen is Managing Editor for International Edition. He muses about the interplay between the two financial centres, Shanghai and Hong Kong, in his Mr. Shangkong columns online and in print. George, a 2014 Yale World Fellow, is the author of two books about China and Hong Kong. Follow George on Twitter: @george_chen

In Hong Kong, more than 6,000 candidates took the Level 1, 2, and 3 exams for CFA qualifications on Saturday.

From child to adult, the need to study never seems to end

For many people, the past weekend was about one thing - education. I am not talking only about the annual national college entrance exam on the mainland where even if you get a college degree, you can't stop studying completely.