No noticeable fund outflows amid protests – HKMA

Hong Kong protests August 2019
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There has been no noticeable outflow of funds from the Hong Kong dollar and the amount of deposits in the banking system remains stable, as turmoil and protests continue in the city, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) says.

The city’s de facto central bank says it has no plans for monetary stimulus, as Hong Kong’s linked exchange rate system prioritises currency stability and there is no sign of Hong Kong dollar weakness.

“[The Linked Exchange Rate System] has served Hong Kong well

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