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Stockbroker Allan Murray dies

Allan Murray died recently. He was aged 72 and had lived and worked in Hong Kong since arriving here in 1971. He spent most of his working life as a stockbroker with Jardine Fleming, a joint venture formed in 1970 between Jardine Matheson and London merchant bank Robert Fleming & Co. Despite his easy going business style he survived its acquisition by the rather more straight-laced US investment bank, JP Morgan Chase and went on to become Chairman of Hong Kong Equity Broking a position he held until his recent death from a brain haemorrhage. Continue reading