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Hong Kong's link to the US dollar : origins and evolution

Author: John Greenwood
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces Hong Kong's monetary developments between 1990 and 2005. This book covers the origins of Hong Kong's currency crisis in 1983, the initial resolution of the crisis by creation of a traditional  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Greenwood, John.
Hong Kong's link to the US dollar.
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], ©2008
(DLC) 2008438063
(OCoLC)181928595
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Greenwood
ISBN: 9789888052349 9888052349 9789882207004 9882207006
OCLC Number: 650586885
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (303 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword / Charles Goodhart --
Currency on the skids --
Time to blow the whistle --
Monetary downturn compounds trade woes --
Hong Kong's financial crisis --
history, analysis prescription --
How to rescue the Hong Kong dollar --
three practical proposals --
The stabilisation of the Hong Kong dollar --
The operation of the new exchange rate mechanism --
Why the HK$/US$ linked rate system should not be changed --
Adjusting to the link --
Negative interest rates --
a comparison of the Hong Kong and Swiss schemes --
Intervention replaces arbitrage --
the July package of monetary measures --
The impact of the Tiananmen Square incident on Hong Kong's monetary system --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: John Greenwood.

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