Will Hong Kong reinvent itself?

Need for Hong Kong to work out relationship with China

Will Hong Kong reinvent itself?

Hong Kong makes the top 30 of the Schroders Global City Index, although its position at 26th reflects some of our concerns, writes Hugo Machin, co-head of global real estate securities at Schroders.

On the surface, Hong Kong has many of the ingredients that make a city attractive to invest in. The impact of a strong cultural scene in a global city (particularly to support inbound tourism) is a vital source of foreign exchange money. Should investors be worried about liquidity within property funds? In Hong Kong's case, it is famous for its iconic skyline and world-famous food, and has decent infrastructure that can efficiently transport the residents and keep them connected to the globalised world. The city has the MTR rail network, Chek Lap Kok airport and the Port of Hong Kong....

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