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05 Sep 2019 HSBC appoints Jonathan Calvert-Davies as Group Head of Internal Audit

HSBC Holdings plc announces the appointment of Jonathan Calvert-Davies as Group Head of Internal Audit, effective 1 October, 2019.

08 Aug 2019 HSBC appoints Barry O’Byrne interim Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking

HSBC Holdings plc announces the appointment of Barry O’Byrne as interim Chief Executive of Global Commercial Banking, subject to regulatory approval.

05 Aug 2019 HSBC Holdings plc Interim Results 2019

HSBC Holdings plc reported profit after tax of USD9.9 billion in the first half of 2019, up 18.1 per cent. Reported revenue was up 7.6 per cent.

05 Aug 2019 HSBC Holdings plc Group Chief Executive steps down and appointment of interim Group Chief Executive

HSBC Holdings plc announces that John Flint has today stepped down as Group Chief Executive and as a Director by mutual agreement with the Board.

08 Jul 2019 HSBC announces retirement of Patrick Burke and appointment of Michael Roberts as President and CEO, HSBC USA

HSBC Holdings plc announces that Patrick Burke will retire from HSBC, to be succeeded as President and Chief Executive Officer, HSBC USA by Michael Roberts.

03 May 2019 HSBC Holdings plc 1Q 2019 Earnings Release

HSBC Holdings plc reported profit after tax of USD4.9 billion for the first quarter of 2019, up 31 per cent compared with the first quarter of 2018.

19 Feb 2019 HSBC Holdings plc Annual Results 2018

HSBC Holdings plc reported profit before tax of USD19.9 billion in 2018, up 16 per cent on 2017. Reported revenue rose 5 per cent to USD53.8 billion.

14 Jan 2019 HSBC settles $250bn of FX transactions using distributed ledger technology

HSBC has settled more than three million FX transactions and made more than 150,000 payments worth $250 billion using distributed ledger technology.

28 Nov 2018 Statement on the Bank of England 2018 stress test results

HSBC Holdings plc (‘HSBC’) notes the publication today of the results of the Bank of England’s 2018 concurrent stress test.

02 Nov 2018 Statement of results of the 2018 EU-wide stress test

HSBC Holdings plc notes the publication today of the results of the EU-wide stress test which has been co-ordinated by the European Banking Authority.

01 Nov 2018 Businesses alter course as political headwinds threaten global trade

Businesses are upbeat about their prospects, but many are revising strategies as protectionism affects international trade, a new HSBC survey finds.

29 Oct 2018 HSBC Holdings plc 3Q 2018 Earnings Release

HSBC Holdings plc reported profit before tax of USD5.9 billion for the third quarter of 2018, up 28 per cent compared with the third quarter of 2017.

17 Sep 2018 HSBC announces retirement of Peter Boyles to be succeeded by António Simões

Peter Boyles will retire from HSBC, to be succeeded as Chief Executive, Global Private Banking, by António Simões, subject to regulatory approval, effective 1 January 2019.

12 Sep 2018 ESG moves mainstream

Sixty-one per cent of major investors have an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy, an HSBC survey finds.

10 Sep 2018 Half of women around the world fear they won‘t be able to afford food in retirement

Half of women around the world fear they won‘t be able to afford food in retirement, HSBC research finds.

06 Aug 2018 HSBC Holdings plc Interim Results 2018

HSBC Holdings plc reported profit before tax of USD10.7 billion in the first half of 2018, up 5 per cent. Reported revenue rose 4 per cent, to USD27.3 billion.

05 Jul 2018 The most important intelligence isn’t artificial…

HSBC predicts surprising banking jobs of the future, including ‘Mixed Reality Experience Designer’ and ‘Algorithm Mechanic’

25 Jun 2018 HSBC announces retirement of Iain Mackay to be succeeded by Ewen Stevenson as Group Finance Director

HSBC Holdings plc announces that Iain Mackay will retire from HSBC, to be succeeded as Executive Director and Group Finance Director by Ewen Stevenson.

11 Jun 2018 HSBC Strategy Update

HSBC Group Chief Executive John Flint has updated investors and analysts on the bank’s strategy and its plans to get back into growth mode.

14 May 2018 HSBC and ING execute groundbreaking live trade finance transaction on R3’s Corda Blockchain platform

Letter of Credit transaction facilitated bulk shipment of soybeans for Cargill.

04 May 2018 HSBC Holdings plc 1Q 2018 Earnings Release

HSBC Holdings plc had a reported revenue of USD13.7bn for the first quarter of 2018, up 6 per cent.

20 Apr 2018 HSBC strengthens energy policy

The bank will stop financing new coal-fired power worldwide as part of its efforts to support a transition to a low-carbon economy.

21 Mar 2018 Firms turn ‘home’ as protectionism bites

The majority of firms globally are concerned about protectionism but remain optimistic about trade prospects, according to HSBC’s Navigator survey.

22 Feb 2018 HSBC Germany increases revenues and paves the way for further growth

The HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt Group (“HSBC Germany”) continued to grow in the 2017 financial year, gaining further market shares in the competitive German banking market.

20 Feb 2018 HSBC Holdings plc Annual Results 2017

Delivered growth from our international network with a 6% increase in transaction banking product revenue and a 13% rise in revenue synergies between global businesses compared with 2016.

20 Feb 2018 The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited 2017 consolidated results - highlights

Profit before tax up 13% to HK$115,619m (HK$102,707m in 2016).

20 Feb 2018 Hang Seng Bank Limited 2017 results - highlights

Operating profit up 24% to HK$23,547m (HK$19,034m in 2016).

20 Feb 2018 HSBC Bank Malta p.l.c. 2017 Annual Results - highlights

Reported profit before tax of €49.8m for the year ended 31 December 2017, a decrease of €12.4m, or 19.9%, compared with prior year.

20 Feb 2018 HSBC France 2017 annual and second half results highlights

Consolidated profit before tax was €219m, down from €432m in 2016.

19 Feb 2018 HSBC Bank Canada full year and fourth quarter 2017 results

Profit before income tax expense was $895m for the year ended 31 December 2017, an increase of $180m, or 25%, compared with 2016.

31 Jan 2018 Hitting the switch: Almost half of home owners have changed mortgage provider

Home owners around the world are switching mortgage providers in large numbers according to HSBC’s new Beyond the Bricks survey, The value of home.

31 Jan 2018 HSBC appoints Charlie Nunn Chief Executive, Retail Banking and Wealth Management

HSBC Holdings plc announces the appointment of Charlie Nunn as Chief Executive, Retail Banking and Wealth Management, effective immediately.

18 Jan 2018 HSBC settles foreign exchange investigation with the US Department of Justice

HSBC Holdings plc has entered into a three-year deferred prosecution agreement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ).

11 Dec 2017 HSBC Holdings plc Expiration of 2012 Deferred Prosecution Agreement

HSBC Holdings plc announced that its five-year Deferred Prosecution Agreement entered on 11 December 2012 with the US Department of Justice has expired.

06 Dec 2017 The global outlook for international higher education strengthens

Thirst for cross-cultural experience drives increased interest in attending university abroad.

23 Nov 2017 HSBC issues world's first corporate sustainable development bond

The US$1 billion proceeds will support projects offering broad social, economic and environmental benefits.

06 Nov 2017 HSBC to help combat climate change with a $100 billion boost for sustainable financing

HSBC is making five new commitments to support sustainable growth worldwide and help combat climate change.

30 Oct 2017 HSBC Bank Canada Third Quarter 2017 Results

HSBC Bank Canada reports strong overall performance with PBT up 58 per cent for the quarter.

30 Oct 2017 HSBC Holdings plc 3Q 2017 Earnings Release

HSBC maintained good momentum in the third quarter, with higher revenue in our three main global businesses and continued strategic progress.

12 Oct 2017 John Flint to succeed Stuart Gulliver as Group Chief Executive

HSBC Group Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver, who joined HSBC in 1980, will step down in February 2018.

29 Sep 2017 Director retirement – Douglas Flint

Douglas Flint retires from the Board of the Company on 30 September 2017.

27 Sep 2017 Singapore the top expat destination for third year in a row

Singapore has again been rated by expats as the best country in the world to live and work, in the new HSBC Expat Explorer survey.

12 Sep 2017 Sustainable finance survey

A new HSBC survey finds that 68% of global investors are planning to increase their climate-related and low-carbon investments.

06 Sep 2017 The Financial Umbilical Cord: One in two parents still supporting children over 18

Parents across the globe are not cutting the financial umbilical cord according to HSBC’s new The Power of Protection study

10 Aug 2017 HSBC and IBM develop cognitive intelligence solution to digitise global trade

HSBC is working with IBM to develop a cognitive intelligence solution combining optical character recognition with advanced robotics to make global trade safer and more efficient.

31 Jul 2017 HSBC Bank Canada reports second quarter 2017 financial results

HSBC Bank Canada reports strong overall performance with PBT up 36 per cent for the quarter.

31 Jul 2017 HSBC Holdings plc Interim Results 2017 - Highlights

Our international network brought an increase in revenue by 7% from transaction banking products and 17% from synergies between global businesses.

31 Jul 2017 The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited 2017 Interim consolidated results - highlights

Profit before tax up 7% to HK$57,378m (HK$53,409m in the first half of 2016).

31 Jul 2017 Hang Seng Bank Limited 2017 Interim results - highlights

Attributable profit up 23% to HK$9,838m (HK$8,005m for the first half of 2016).

27 Jul 2017 Rise of the robot estate agent: Study examines the future of home buying

New technologies are transforming the way people buy a home, according to HSBC’s latest Beyond the Bricks home buying report, The future of home buying.

30 Jun 2017 HSBC receives CSRC approval to establish majority-owned joint venture securities company with Qianhai Financial Holdings

HSBC announced it has received regulatory approval to establish its majority-owned joint venture securities company with Qianhai Financial Holdings Co., Ltd.

29 Jun 2017 Parents spend USD44,221 on their child’s education, from primary to undergrad

The amount parents can expect to spend on educating a child in different countries and territories around the world can vary from USD7,891 in Indonesia to USD211,371 in Hong Kong.

06 Jun 2017 HSBC launches global ‘social network’ for business customers

HSBC Commercial Banking today launches a digital platform designed to enable business customers to leverage HSBC’s global network to connect with trusted buyers and sellers around the world.

24 May 2017 Rise of the technophobe - education key to tech adoption, says HSBC

A lack of understanding and trust in technology is stalling mainstream adoption of innovative new services, according to a new report.

04 May 2017 HSBC Bank Canada first quarter 2017 results

Profit before income tax expense for the quarter ended 31 March 2017 was $243m.

04 May 2017 HSBC Holdings plc 1Q 2017 Earnings Release

Stuart Gulliver, Group Chief Executive, said: “This is a good set of results. The increase in adjusted profit was driven by strong performances in three of our four global businesses.”

26 Apr 2017 Millennials: waking up to retirement reality

Most Millennials have an unrealistic view of their retirement prospects according to a new report from HSBC.

30 Mar 2017 HSBC and Tradeshift join forces to revolutionise working capital financing

HSBC today announced a strategic partnership that will enable companies to manage their global supply chains and working capital requirements from one simple online platform, from any device.

13 Mar 2017 HSBC appoints Mark Tucker to succeed Douglas Flint as Group Chairman

HSBC Holdings plc announces the appointment of Mark Tucker as a director and Group Chairman Designate from 1 September 2017.

28 Feb 2017 Generation buy

The home ownership dream is not dead but deferred for many millennials around the world according to HSBC’s first Beyond the Bricks study.

21 Feb 2017 HSBC Bank Malta p.l.c. 2016 Annual Results - highlights

Reported profit before tax of €62.2m for the year ended 31 December 2016, an increase of €15.4m, or 33%, compared with prior year.

21 Feb 2017 HSBC Holdings plc Annual Results 2016

Completed a $2.5bn share buy-back following the sale of the Brazil business

21 Feb 2017 HSBC France 2016 Annual Results highlights

At the 8 February 2017 meeting, HSBC France’s Board of Directors approved the bank’s consolidated financial statements for year 2016.

21 Feb 2017 The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited 2016 consolidated results – highlights

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited recorded profit before tax in 2016 of HK$102,707m which included a gain on partial disposal of Hang Seng Bank Limited’s shareholding in Industrial Bank of HK$10,636m

21 Feb 2017 Hang Seng Bank Limited 2016 results - highlights

Operating profit excluding loan impairment charges and other credit risk provisions down 1% to HK$20,347m (HK$20,547m in 2015)

20 Feb 2017 HSBC Bank Canada full year and fourth quarter 2016 results

Profit before income tax expense was $715m for the year ended 31 December 2016, an increase of $98m or 15.9%, compared with 2015.

20 Feb 2017 HSBC Statement on Revised Agricultural Commodities Policy: Palm Oil

HSBC agrees that rainforests need to be safeguarded from destruction with protection for local people and the rare species dependant on them.

14 Feb 2017 HSBC announces CEO of HSBC UK

HSBC announces that Ian Stuart will become the first Chief Executive of HSBC UK, our new ring-fenced bank, subject to regulatory approval.

17 Jan 2017 HSBC appoints Technology Advisory Board

HSBC has appointed a technology advisory board of senior CEOs from around the globe.

17 Jan 2017 HSBC statement on Indonesian deforestation

HSBC has issued the following statement on deforestation in Indonesia.

02 Jan 2017 Best destinations for an international career in 2017

Expat Explorer survey from HSBC finds that Europe is the best region for pursuing an expat career.

15 Dec 2016 Service industries set to benefit most from global trade

New Global Trade Forecast combines goods and services data for ground- breaking analysis of international commerce.

08 Dec 2016 Soaring appetite for green investments hindered by low disclosure: HSBC survey

Two thirds of institutional investors want to put more capital into low carbon and climate-related investments, according to a survey commissioned by HSBC.

30 Nov 2016 Statement on the Bank of England 2016 stress test results

HSBC Holdings plc notes the publication of the results of the Bank of England’s 2016 concurrent stress test exercise.

08 Nov 2016 Appointment of Elaine Arden as Group Head of Human Resources

Elaine Arden will be appointed as Group Head of Human Resources in 2017, effective from a date to be confirmed.

07 Nov 2016 HSBC Bank Canada third quarter 2016 results

Profit before income tax expense for the quarter ended 30 September 2016 was C$138m, a decrease of 26.2% compared with the same period in 2015.

07 Nov 2016 HSBC Holdings plc 3Q 2016 Earnings Release

Our third-quarter performance reflected the strength of our network and the deepening impact of our strategic actions, said Group Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver.

26 Oct 2016 Illness, divorce and redundancy hit the pocket hardest

HSBC’s Life Changers report uncovers the most financially damaging events that people experience in the course of their lives.

19 Oct 2016 HSBC and the Alan Turing Institute to work together to advance research into economic data

HSBC and the national centre for data science, The Alan Turing Institute, have announced they will partner to advance research into economic data science.

11 Oct 2016 Firms may miss China trade and infrastructure boom even as renminbi use climbs

Few are capitalising on the Chinese government’s flagship ‘Belt and Road’ trade initiatives, a new survey from HSBC Commercial Banking shows.

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