Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022
International Finance

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Banking

Location, location, location: Why the HSBC headquarters stayed in London

Moving to a more economically dynamic Hong Kong would subject it to China’s not-yet-ready-for-prime-time economic institutions Richard S. Grossman March 27, 2017: In February this year, HSBC, one of the world’s largest banks, decided not to move its headquarters from London to Hong Kong. The revelation that a company is staying put is usually not...
Banking Finance

Ireland not keen to host high-risk trading post-Brexit

Risks and scale have prompted this cautious response from Dublin November 29, 2016: Ireland has indicated to a number of large investment banks that it would be hesitant to host large trading operations. The Irish central bank has signalled in talks with banks that they would encounter serious hurdles to gain regulatory approval for these...