Annual Report

HSBC Holdings plc’s Annual Report and Accounts 2019, and related documents, are available to download below.

Annual Report by section

Section Description

Strategic Report 2019 (PDF 3.8MB)

Strategic Report 2019 - Chinese (PDF 6MB)

The Strategic Report is the first section of the Annual Report and Accounts. It provides an overview of how we are structured, what we do and where, our strategic plan, the principal risks we face, and high-level performance information.

Financial Review (PDF 2MB)

The Financial Review gives detailed reporting of our financial performance at Group level as well as across our different global businesses and geographical regions.

It also includes our full risk report, which outlines our approach to identifying and monitoring top and emerging risks, and the actions we take to mitigate them. In addition, it explains how we manage capital.

Corporate Governance (PDF 1.6MB)

The Corporate Governance report gives details of our Board of Directors, senior management, and Board committees. It outlines key aspects of our approach to corporate governance, including internal control.

It includes the Directors’ remuneration report, which explains our policies on remuneration.

Financial Statements (PDF 815KB)

The financial statements provide detailed information and notes on our income, balance sheet, cash flows and changes in equity, alongside a report from our independent auditors.

Additional information (PDF 319KB)

This section gives important information for our shareholders, including contact information. It also includes an overview of key abbreviations and terminology used throughout the Annual Report and Accounts.

Supporting documents

File Description

Pillar 3 Disclosures at 31 December 2019 (PDF 2MB)

Further detailed information on HSBC’s approach to managing risk, capital position and risk-weighted assets.

Glossary: Annual Report and Accounts and Pillar 3 Disclosures 2019 (PDF 189KB)

An explanation of key terms and definitions used in our Annual Report and Accounts and Pillar 3 Disclosures.

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Update, 2019 (PDF 7MB)

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Update, 2019 - Traditional Chinese (PDF 12MB)

The ESG Update outlines action the bank is taking to meet its wider responsibilities towards customers, communities and other stakeholders around the world.

HSBC Holdings plc Form 20-F (PDF 5MB)

A form submitted to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission summarising information about HSBC Holdings plc and its activities in 2019.

Form 20-F XBRL data files for download (ZIP 2MB)

Key information from the Form 20-F is available in XBRL format to help analysts access and process data on our 2019 performance.

Printed copies of Annual Report

Shareholders who wish to receive a paper copy of the Annual Report and Accounts should contact HSBC’s registrars. Details can be found on the Investor contacts page.

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