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The Pawnbroker (14 Jan 2004)


The financial business nowadays is a rather glamorous business ... highly educated personnel working with state-of-the-art gadgetry. What many people don't seem to realise is that the good old pawnbroker is actually in the same trade. He, of course, usually has no education to boast about; nor does he work with impressive equipment. But he is still around. What was his role? What is his role now? How does he conduct his business? What changes has he witnessed through the years?

Hong Kong Connection
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, January 14, 2004
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