A poster of iBond promotion seen here in the Bank of China branch in Cental, Hong Kong when the bonds were sold in 2014. Photo: SCMP A poster of iBond promotion seen here in the Bank of China branch in Cental, Hong Kong when the bonds were sold in 2014. Photo: SCMP
A poster of iBond promotion seen here in the Bank of China branch in Cental, Hong Kong when the bonds were sold in 2014. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong’s old playbook on inflation bonds encounters new risk factors. Should retail investors worry?

  • Several events surround Hong Kong’s impending sale of inflation-linked bonds, notably risks tied to the US presidential election
  • Alternative safe bets in time deposits, money-market instruments have failed to protect retail investors from erosion in purchasing power

Topic |   Investing for beginners
A poster of iBond promotion seen here in the Bank of China branch in Cental, Hong Kong when the bonds were sold in 2014. Photo: SCMP A poster of iBond promotion seen here in the Bank of China branch in Cental, Hong Kong when the bonds were sold in 2014. Photo: SCMP
A poster of iBond promotion seen here in the Bank of China branch in Cental, Hong Kong when the bonds were sold in 2014. Photo: SCMP
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