Paul Donovan, a chief economist with UBS, has been asked to take a leave of absence. Photo: Wikipedia

Chinese securities organisation blacklists UBS banker who made ‘pig’ remarks seen as offensive

  • Paul Donovan, who has apologised for his comments, attributed higher Chinese consumer prices to ‘sick pigs’ while speaking on a podcast
  • The Securities Association of China recommended that its members not invite Donovan to their events
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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Paul Donovan, a chief economist with UBS, has been asked to take a leave of absence. Photo: Wikipedia
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The Swiss investment bank issued an apology for any misunderstanding caused by Paul Donovan’s comments on China’s inflation on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

Swiss investment bank UBS apologises for chief economist’s ‘Chinese pig’ remarks, which sparked outcry online

  • Paul Donovan’s comments about Chinese pigs were condemned as derogatory by internet users in mainland China
Topic |   Social media

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The Swiss investment bank issued an apology for any misunderstanding caused by Paul Donovan’s comments on China’s inflation on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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