Aviva lambasts UK banks' stance over Hong Kong

Aviva lambasts UK banks' stance over Hong Kong

Aviva Investors has hit out at the decisions of UK-listed banks HSBC and Standard Chartered to publicly support China's plans to impose national security legislation on the region. Both international banks were criticised by politicians after u-turning on their normal neutral political stance by backing the controversial proposed legislation that has led to renewed anti-government protests in Hong Kong. And Aviva has become the first major backer of the banks to put on record their obje...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.