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Foreign currency reserves up

Hong Kong's foreign currency reserve assets rose to US$423.2 billion in November from October's US$417.2 billion, the Monetary Authority announced today.   The reserve assets represent over five times the currency in circulation or about 42% of Hong Kong dollar M3.   There were no unsettled foreign exchange contracts at the end of November. http://dlvr.it/Sf21yd

Novel-themed stamps to be issued

Hongkong Post will launch a special stamp issue and associated philatelic products themed on the classical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms.   The stamp set adopts paintings created by renowned artist Tung Pui-sun in its design, enabling collectors to appreciate the novel's remarkable moments.        The set of six stamps and two stamp sheetlets features eight of the popular scenes in the novel.   To underscore these dynamic scenes on the stamp sheetlets, the stamps of both are specially made in a triangular shape, making them precious collectibles.        The stamp set also comprises a collector pack and collector card, two brand new products.   Advance orders for the philatelic products are available online until March 16.   Click here for details.
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