Insurance industry regulator in China expected to deny HSBC deal

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Experts predict that the $9.4 billion sale of the Ping An stake will be rejected. According to media reports, it is expected that the Chinese insurance industry regulator will refuse the sale of HSBC’s stake in Ping An Insurance – a deal worth $9.4 billion – to a conglomerate CP group in Thailand. Should the deal fail, it will be a difficult hit to HSBC and will cause embarrassment among other parties involved. This insurance industry deal was aligned to be the second largest that occurred last year. However, if…

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