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23 Feb 2021 HSBC Holdings plc Annual Results 2020

HSBC Holdings plc reported profit before tax of USD8.8bn, down 34%, from higher expected credit losses and other credit impairment charges and lower revenue, partly offset by a fall in operating expenses.

22 Feb 2021 HSBC Holdings plc Senior management changes

HSBC has today announced a number of changes to its senior management team.

16 Feb 2021 HSBC announces appointment of Celine Herweijer as Group Chief Sustainability Officer

HSBC Holdings plc announces the appointment of Dr Celine Herweijer as Group Chief Sustainability Officer, effective July 2021.

30 Nov 2020 HSBC announces Nuno Matos as incoming Chief Executive of Wealth and Personal Banking

Nuno Matos is appointed as Chief Executive of Wealth and Personal Banking (WPB), subject to regulatory approval.

27 Oct 2020 HSBC Holdings plc 3Q 2020 Earnings Release

“These were promising results against a backdrop of the continuing impacts of COVID-19 on the global economy,” said Group Chief Executive Noel Quinn.

14 Oct 2020 HSBC survey of issuers and investors finds largest share believe more strongly in ESG issues

Capital market participants are attaching greater importance to sustainable finance than a year ago, even as issuers and investors navigate unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

09 Oct 2020 HSBC sets out ambition to build a net zero economy

HSBC today announced an ambitious plan to prioritise financing and investment that supports the transition to a net zero global economy.

10 Sep 2020 Mastercard launches partnership with HSBC to promote more sustainable and inclusive communities

HSBC and Mastercard today announced a partnership under Mastercard’s City Possible framework whereby the two companies will provide their expertise to help cities achieve sustainable economic growth.

03 Aug 2020 HSBC Holdings plc Interim Results 2020

HSBC Holdings plc reported profit before tax of USD4.3bn, down 65%, reflecting the impact of COVID-19, falling interest rates, increased geopolitical risk and heightened levels of market volatility.

29 Jul 2020 HSBC partners with the Asian Development Bank to provide USD1.2bn funding lifeline to Asian supply chains

HSBC is partnering with the Asian Development Bank to provide finance to suppliers of vital medical equipment and support the recovery from COVID-19.

04 May 2020 HSBC to acquire remaining 50 per cent stake in its life insurance joint venture in China

HSBC Insurance (Asia) Limited has entered into an agreement to acquire the remaining equity interest in HSBC Life China, subject to regulatory approval.

28 Apr 2020 HSBC Holdings plc 1Q 2020 Earnings Release

HSBC Holdings plc reported profit before tax of USD3.2bn, down 48%, primarily reflecting the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and weakening oil prices.

31 Mar 2020 Statement on 2019 fourth interim dividend and 2020 ordinary share dividends

HSBC has announced that it has cancelled the fourth interim dividend for 2019 amid the economic uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

17 Mar 2020 HSBC appoints Noel Quinn as Group Chief Executive

HSBC Holdings plc announces that Noel Quinn is appointed Group Chief Executive Officer. This is effective immediately.

18 Feb 2020 HSBC Holdings plc Annual Results 2019

HSBC Holdings plc reported profit before tax for 2019 of USD13.3 billion, down 33 per cent. Adjusted profit before tax rose 5 per cent to USD22.2 billion.

05 Feb 2020 HSBC Holdings plc - Senior management changes

HSBC Holdings plc announces changes to its senior management team which will position the Group for the next phase of its growth.

16 Dec 2019 Statement on the Bank of England 2019 stress test results

HSBC Holdings plc notes the publication today of the results of the Bank of England’s 2019 stress test.

09 Dec 2019 HSBC Holdings plc - Senior management changes

HSBC Holdings plc announces a number of changes to its senior management team which will position the Group for the next phase of its strategy.

28 Oct 2019 HSBC Holdings plc 3Q 2019 Earnings Release

HSBC Holdings plc reported profit before tax was down 18 per cent to USD4.8 billion. Reported revenue was down 3 per cent to USD13.4 billion.

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.

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