A display board shows the falling Hang Seng Index during morning trading on the first day of trading after Lunar New Year holidays at the Hong Kong Stocks Exchange in Hong Kong, China February 11, 2016. Photo: REUTERS

Trusting an accountant with Hong Kong’s finances speaks volumes of Beijing’s priorities

To China, any attack on Hong Kong’s financial market must be stopped with swift actions. A knowledgeable person as Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary is much less convenient than having an obedient one in a moment of crisis.

Topic |   Money Matters

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A display board shows the falling Hang Seng Index during morning trading on the first day of trading after Lunar New Year holidays at the Hong Kong Stocks Exchange in Hong Kong, China February 11, 2016. Photo: REUTERS
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