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HSBC Holdings plc
滙豐控股有限公司
Type Public
Industry Finance and Insurance
When it was created Hong Kong (1865)
Headquarters United Kingdom 8 Canada Square, London, United Kingdom
Things made Financial Services
Money earned Increase US$ 142.049 billion (2008)
Employees 331,458 (8,500 offices in 86 countries)
Subsidiaries HSBC Bank plc
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
HSBC Bank USA
HSBC Bank Middle East
HSBC Mexico
HSBC Bank Brazil
HSBC Finance
Website http://www.hsbc.com
Canary Wharf HSBC
HSBC World Headquarters in London.

The HSBC Group is a British banking group, that is the second largest in the world. It was founded in 1865, Hong Kong, by the Scottish banker, Thomas Sutherland. Now, it's head office is in London, in the United Kingdom, in the building known as 8 Canada Square. Although it is a British Bank, it owns lots of banks in other countries around the world, including some in China, the United States, France, Spain and Russia.

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