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Hong Kong protests

Banks stand firm in Hong Kong despite political turmoil

Territory remains vital gateway to mainland China for foreigners

Most banks see Hong Kong's access to China as irreplaceable.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Political turmoil and protests in Hong Kong have not shaken bankers' faith in the territory as a key gateway to the Chinese capital market, with institutions saying they have no plans to move business functions even if a controversial extradition bill is pushed through.

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