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Annual Results 2019

  • Annual Results quick read

    Read the highlights from our Annual Results 2019 and business update in our quick read summary.

  • Business update: “We are taking decisive action”

    HSBC Group Chief Executive Noel Quinn discusses the bank’s plans to increase returns, invest for growth, and simplify the business.

  • ESG Update 2019

    We have published a new report on our environmental, social and governance performance.

  • Fourth interim dividend

    HSBC Holdings plc has declared a fourth interim dividend for 2019 of USD0.21 per ordinary share.

Our performance in 2019

Fact: our reported profit before tax in 2019 was USD13.3bn, compared with USD19.9bn in 2018.
$22.2bn
Fact: our adjusted profit before tax in 2019 was USD22.2bn, compared with USD21.2bn in 2018.
Fact: our Common Equity Tier One (CET1) ratio at the end of 2019 was 14.7%, compared with 14% at the end of 2018.

Supporting business growth in Australia

Find out how an innovative fund, backed by HSBC, will support companies to achieve their potential.

Inspiring future coders

HSBC is helping girls and young women develop tech skills through a new partnership.

Who we are

HSBC is one of the world’s leading international banks, with a network that covers 64 countries and territories.

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  • Our businesses and customers

    Our global businesses serve more than 40 million customers worldwide.

  • HSBC in two minutes

    We support businesses to trade and grow and help people to manage their money. View our infographic to find out more about us.

How we do business

Learn more about the action we are taking to meet our wider responsibilities towards the customers and communities we serve.

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History timeline

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