06 Mar '11, 5am

香港上海銀行が、香港の中国返還や英ミッドランド銀行買収に関わり1991年に登記上の本店を移したロンドンから、再度、香港に本店を移すことを検討中。イギリスにおける雇用数は5万2千人、納税額は約12億英ポンドに上り、大きな衝撃が走っている。http://bit.ly/fwITR0

香港上海銀行が、香港の中国返還や英ミッドランド銀行買収に関わり1991年に登記上の本店を移したロンドンから、再度、香港に本店を移すことを検討中。イギリスにおける雇用数は5万2千人、納税額は約12億英ポンドに上り、大きな衝撃が走っている。http://bit.ly/fwITR0

The group was founded in Hong Kong and Shanghai in 1865 and the bank regards Asia as its most important region. -- PHOTO: AFP LONDON - ASIA-FOCUSED banking giant HSBC is considering quitting London for Hong Kong in a shock move, said The Sunday Telegraph newspaper. Britain's biggest bank, which has been headquartered in London for 19 years, has warned key investors that it is looking at moving to Hong Kong due to the levels of tax and red tape, the broadsheet said. The group was founded in Hong Kong and Shanghai in 1865 and the bank regards Asia as its most important region. If HSBC left, it would be a severe blow to the British government which is relying on a private-sector-led economic recovery, The Sunday Telegraph said. It survived the financial crisis without needing a government bailout. The newspaper said it paid &pound1.2 billion (S$2.5 billion) in British taxes l...

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