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China's anti-graft push slows Macau's gambling profits

China's anti-graft push slows Macau's gambling profits

MACAU, China, Sept. 26 (UPI) --Junkets by wealthy Chinese gamblers to casinos in Macau have been severely reduced by China's anti-corruption crackdown.
Ed Adamczyk

China signals need for economic reforms

BEIJING, May 24 (UPI) -- The Chinese government is making what amounts to "radical" changes in its role in the country's economy, an expert on the Chinese economy said.

Brazil's slow growth bad for sport events

SAO PAULO, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Brazil's economic downturn is worrying planners that it will impact on preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the Olympics in 2016.

HSBC asked to drop U.S. banking division

LONDON, March 2 (UPI) -- HSBC Chairman Stephen Green has been presented with four options by shareholder activist Knight Vinke, all aimed at dropping the U.S. banking business, HFC.

The Fed and the Dutch boy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The world's stock markets reel, the Fed slashes rates. What comes next?
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Immodest Jesus statue riles Christians

GATESHEAD, England, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- A statue of Jesus with an erect penis on display in England is drawing fire from outraged Christian critics.

'Jerry' sparks debate over blasphemy law

LONDON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- An airing of "Jerry Springer -- The Opera" on British television has sparked debate over whether blasphemy laws are antiquated and should be repealed.

BBC's 'Spooks' sparks Christian backlash

LONDON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Britain's BBC is accused of religious persecution by two Christian groups over an episode of the TV series "Spooks" on the BBC1 channel. Christian Voice charged a recent episode of the drama that focused on evangelical extremists killing Muslims could be

China's economy rose 16.8% last year

BEIJING, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- China's gross domestic product grew by a whopping 16.8 percent last year, Beijing statisticians said Tuesday.

UK bank bars Christian group over gay view

LONDON, June 24 (UPI) -- A British bank has barred a Christian evangelical group from holding an account because of its stance against homosexuality, the BBC reported Friday.

Asian central banks fret over weak dollar

SINGAPORE, March 10 (UPI) -- Asian central banks have been buying up dollars this week to weaken their currencies against the greenback on growing concerns that a weak dollar will hurt thei
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

BBC chief rips evangelical Christians

LONDON, March 8 (UPI) -- The head of Britain's state-owned media giant BBC says evangelical Christians opposed to "Jerry Springer - The Opera," are threatening free speech.

Analysis: Further tightening months away

SINGAPORE, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The latest inflation data in China point that further tightening in monetary policies are now at least months away and that the impact of the administrative tig
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

British police target drunken 'yobs'

LONDON, July 8 (UPI) -- Rowdy binge drinkers and so-called yobs will be targeted by police in 77 regions of England and Wales for the next eight weeks, Sky News reported Thursday.
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Stephen Green (born 7 November 1948) is Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc. Green was educated at Lancing College and Exeter College, Oxford and received a master's degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Green began his career with the British Government's Ministry of Overseas Development. In 1977 he joined McKinsey & Co Inc., management consultants, with whom he undertook assignments in Europe, North America and the Middle East.

He joined The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited in 1982 with responsibility for corporate planning activities, and, in 1985, was put in charge of the development of the bank's global treasury operations. In 1992 he became Group Treasurer of HSBC Holdings plc, with responsibility for the HSBC Group's treasury and capital markets businesses globally.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Stephen Green."
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