I found this book while cleaning out my granny’s house last year. Before the internet, before discount brokers, this was one of the tools privileged people used to invest their money. All hating aside, however, this is a fascinating look into Hong Kong’s past.
First, the cover:
And the back:
With Chinese New Year coming up, it’s interesting to see that holidays were just as big in Hong Kong in 1959 as they are in 2015:
Somewhat unsurprisingly, HSBC is the first company listed in the book:
Lastly, the index of the companies listed in this book contains many names that are still familiar today…
As always, hope you’ve enjoyed this museum post.