Senator Marco Rubio questions witnesses before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about “worldwide threats” on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on January 29, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Marco Rubio’s bill to increase the scrutiny of US-listed companies may be a boon to Hong Kong’s stock exchange. Here’s why

  • The so-called Equitable Act’s sponsors include Marco Rubio, a critic of China’s governance and human rights record
  • While the act – which proposes to delist companies that don’t open their audit books to American regulators – applies to all US-listed companies, the focus is on China
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Senator Marco Rubio questions witnesses before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about “worldwide threats” on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on January 29, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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