An employee counts HK$1,000 banknotes at the Hang Seng Bank in Hong Kong on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Photo: Bloomberg An employee counts HK$1,000 banknotes at the Hang Seng Bank in Hong Kong on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Photo: Bloomberg
An employee counts HK$1,000 banknotes at the Hang Seng Bank in Hong Kong on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s dollar returns to form as world’s most ‘boring’ currency as it marks 36th peg anniversary with little fuss

  • Peg was introduced by then financial secretary John Bremridge on October 17, 1983
  • Analysts and businessmen say the peg is one of the main reasons for Hong Kong’s rise as a major international financial centre

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
An employee counts HK$1,000 banknotes at the Hang Seng Bank in Hong Kong on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Photo: Bloomberg An employee counts HK$1,000 banknotes at the Hang Seng Bank in Hong Kong on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Photo: Bloomberg
An employee counts HK$1,000 banknotes at the Hang Seng Bank in Hong Kong on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Photo: Bloomberg
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