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Nathan Law: Hong Kong pro-democracy activist reveals he's in London

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Nathan Law, who fled Hong Kong over China's new security law, says he is staying in the UK.
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HSBC has suffered a 65% drop in pre-tax profit in the first half of the yearas Europe’s largest bank was struck by a dive in interest rates andcoronavirus disruption. The bank reported profits of 4.3 billion US dollars(£3.2 billion) in the half year to June 30, down from 12.4 billion dollars(£9.5 billion) in the same period in 2019. HSBC has endured a torrid year onthe markets with the London listed shares falling more than 40% from 595p to342p as of June 30. Chief executive Noel Quinn also warned internationaltensions could compound the damaging effects of Covid-19.

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