In Hong Kong, world bankers urged not to ‘bet against’ China


              Hong Kong leader John Lee speaks at The Global Financial Leaders' Investment Summit in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. Chinese regulators downplayed China’s real estate slump and slowing economic growth while Hong Kong's top leader pitched Hong Kong as a unique link to the rest of China at a high-profile investment summit Wednesday. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              Hong Kong leader John Lee speaks at The Global Financial Leaders' Investment Summit in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. Chinese regulators downplayed China’s real estate slump and slowing economic growth while Hong Kong's top leader pitched Hong Kong as a unique link to the rest of China at a high-profile investment summit Wednesday. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              Hong Kong leader John Lee walks to the podium to speak at The Global Financial Leaders' Investment Summit in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. Chinese regulators downplayed China’s real estate slump and slowing economic growth while Hong Kong's top leader pitched Hong Kong as a unique link to the rest of China at a high-profile investment summit Wednesday. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              Hong Kong leader John Lee, right, wears a mask as he attends The Global Financial Leaders' Investment Summit in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. Chinese regulators downplayed China’s real estate slump and slowing economic growth while Hong Kong's top leader pitched Hong Kong as a unique link to the rest of China at a high-profile investment summit Wednesday. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              Hong Kong leader John Lee speaks at The Global Financial Leaders' Investment Summit in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. Chinese regulators downplayed China’s real estate slump and slowing economic growth while Hong Kong's top leader pitched Hong Kong as a unique link to the rest of China at a high-profile investment summit Wednesday. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              FILE - A visitor sets up his camera in the Victoria Peak area to photograph Hong Kong's skyline, Sept. 1, 2019. A tropic storm and absences of VIP guests have cast a shadow over Wednesday's planned financial conference meant to help Hong Kong restore its image as a financial hub and destination for business travel. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)