Fitch cut hits Hong Kong's reputation

08 September 2019 - 00:04 By Agency Staff

Hong Kong's reputation as a dependable financial hub took a hit on Friday when Fitch downgraded the city's sovereign rating, citing continuing protests and uncertainty caused by closer integration with the Chinese mainland.

Millions of pro-democracy supporters have taken to Hong Kong's streets for the past three months in the biggest challenge to China's rule since the city's handover from Britain in 1997...

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