Kincheng Banking Corporation

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Kincheng Banking Corporation or Kincheng Bank (Chinese: 金城銀行) was a bank in Hong Kong. It was established in Tianjin in 1917 by Mr. Zhou Zuomin (Chinese: 周作民, a native of Huaian in Jiangsu), Mr. Ni Sichong (Chinese: 倪嗣衝, Anhui General Commander) and Mr. Wang Zhilong (Chinese: 王郅隆, Ni's treasurer). Kincheng Banking Corporation, Yien Yieh Commercial Bank, Continental Bank and China & South Sea Bank were called "four northern banks" in 1920s in China.[1][2]

In 1952, it was grouped into the "Joint Office of Joint Public-Private Banks" with other 8 Chinese banks. In 2001, it was merged to form Bank of China (Hong Kong).[citation needed]

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