Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced on November 4 that the government was raising property stamp duty in an effort to curb runaway prices. Photo: Edward Wong

Reigning in surging home prices: latest stamp duty increase targets non first-time buyers

Government’s move is an indication of its concern about the sharp upturn in property prices since April, and is aimed at curbing the activity of investors in the market

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Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced on November 4 that the government was raising property stamp duty in an effort to curb runaway prices. Photo: Edward Wong
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