BlackRock ( CEO Larry Fink, )HSBC ( CEO John Flint and )JPMorgan’s ( Chief Operating Officer Daniel Pinto all appeared on stage at a financial conference organized by the Saudi government. )Morgan Stanley’s ( Asia managing director, Chin Chou, was also there. )
None of the finance executives were asked about human rights on the conference stage. JPMorgan declined to comment. The other companies did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
A chill in relations with foreign businesses and investors that followed the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year had begun to this recently.
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