Top management of the HKMA
To formulate supervisory policies for promoting the safety and soundness of the banking sector, enhance capacity building of industry practitioners, and take charge of deposit protection function.
To supervise operations of banks.
To investigate and where appropriate take enforcement action under relevant Ordinances, supervise anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing systems and handle complaints.
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To manage reserves in line with established guidelines to achieve investment returns and enhance the quality of returns by diversifying investments into different markets and asset types.
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To oversee all risk-generating activities, including investment risks and other non-investment related corporate risks of the HKMA.
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To help develop and promote Hong Kong as an international financial centre, foster regional monetary co-operation through participation in the international central banking and financial community, and promote the development of financial markets.
To develop and enhance the financial market infrastructure for maintaining and strengthening Hong Kong’s status as an international financial centre, take charge of settlement function, and ensure adequate supply of banknotes and coins.
To maintain financial and monetary stability through macro-financial surveillance and monitoring of market operations, license and supervise stored value facilities, and designate and oversee important retail payment systems.
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To conduct research and analyses on economic and financial market developments in Hong Kong and other economies.
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To provide in-house legal support and advice.
To provide support services in the form of administrative, finance, human resources, information technology and secretariat services, handle media and community relations, and consumer education.
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To provide audit services through assisting the management in controlling risks, monitoring compliance and improving the efficiency of internal control systems and procedures.
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To establish resolution standards; contribute to international resolution policy development; undertake local and cross-border resolution planning; develop operational capabilities to implement resolution; and execute orderly resolution of a failing bank or a cross-sectoral group if needed.
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