British MPs accuse HSBC of helping China crack down on Hong Kong democracy
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HSBC is under fire from British lawmakers for allegedly "aiding and abetting" Beijing's repression of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong. We tell you more. Also, New York pension funds divest from fossil fuels and Paris rents are on the decline.
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