HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories. We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.
Our businesses and customers
Our global businesses serve more than 40 million customers. They range from individual savers and investors to some of the world’s biggest companies and governments.
We have been connecting customers to opportunities since 1865
The HSBC brand is recognised worldwide. Our latest advertising campaign highlights our role in helping people, businesses and communities to thrive.
HSBC in two minutes
We support businesses to trade and grow and help people to manage their money. Watch this short animation to find out more about us.
Our archives reflect the bank’s long and eventful history. Find out what's in the collections and how to access them.
Learn how a local Hong Kong bank became one of the world’s largest financial services organisations.
Investing in a sustainable recovery
Group Chief Executive Noel Quinn says the aftermath of COVID-19 offers an opportunity to build a more resilient and just economy.
A new digital currency for China
Centrally issued digital currencies could make payments safer and more efficient, explains HSBC’s Paul Mackel.
Why investment needs to carry growth
With trade languishing and consumers more withdrawn, investment must play a bigger role in driving the recovery after COVID-19.