It used to be said that you could overpay while buying HSBC shares and it would never go wrong. But its shareholders had a rude shock during the financial crisis. Photo: Sam Tsang
SCMP Editorial
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In the eyes of many, HSBC is no longer so special to Hong Kong

  • Departure of CEO John Flint after just 18 months in the job is but one indication that the lender has lost its status as city’s favoured son

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It used to be said that you could overpay while buying HSBC shares and it would never go wrong. But its shareholders had a rude shock during the financial crisis. Photo: Sam Tsang
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