Former Morgan Stanley Asia chief Stephen Roach expressed hope on Wednesday that Hong Kong’s role as a major international financial centre will not be as compromised as some in the West fear. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Former Morgan Stanley Asia chief Stephen Roach expressed hope on Wednesday that Hong Kong’s role as a major international financial centre will not be as compromised as some in the West fear. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

National security law: Hong Kong protests weren’t sustainable, but no guarantee new legislation stops them, says ex-Morgan Stanley Asia head

  • Stephen Roach, now at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, hopes new legislation will not have adverse effect some in West fear
  • Former investment banker also suggests US politicians will have multiple reasons to keep Hong Kong issues front and centre

Former Morgan Stanley Asia chief Stephen Roach expressed hope on Wednesday that Hong Kong’s role as a major international financial centre will not be as compromised as some in the West fear. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Former Morgan Stanley Asia chief Stephen Roach expressed hope on Wednesday that Hong Kong’s role as a major international financial centre will not be as compromised as some in the West fear. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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