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Hacks smell a rat over HSBC’s Chinese New Year party

HSBC arouses suspicions with its plans to celebrate the Year of the Rat a fortnight after the event, celebrities flock to Davos, and Brexiteers get ready to celebrate

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HSBC seeks to quell Chinese whispers

Celebrations are underway for Chinese New Year, which began last Saturday and ends on 8 February. One of the City’s most famous Chinese New Year parties, this time marking the Year of the Rat, is the...