A bank staff shows brand new banknotes on the left and 'Good' as new banknotes on the right at the HSBC Building in Mong Kok on January 17, 2017. Photo: SCMP/ Felix WongA bank staff shows brand new banknotes on the left and 'Good' as new banknotes on the right at the HSBC Building in Mong Kok on January 17, 2017. Photo: SCMP/ Felix Wong
A bank staff shows brand new banknotes on the left and 'Good' as new banknotes on the right at the HSBC Building in Mong Kok on January 17, 2017. Photo: SCMP/ Felix Wong

Hong Kong raises base rate fourth time in 13 months, gets a shrug from markets and borrowers

Hong Kong’s banks kept their prime rates unchanged, homes changed hands at record prices, and the stock market was little changed.

Topic |   Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
A bank staff shows brand new banknotes on the left and 'Good' as new banknotes on the right at the HSBC Building in Mong Kok on January 17, 2017. Photo: SCMP/ Felix WongA bank staff shows brand new banknotes on the left and 'Good' as new banknotes on the right at the HSBC Building in Mong Kok on January 17, 2017. Photo: SCMP/ Felix Wong
A bank staff shows brand new banknotes on the left and 'Good' as new banknotes on the right at the HSBC Building in Mong Kok on January 17, 2017. Photo: SCMP/ Felix Wong
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