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HSBC Holdings plc
Public limited company
Traded as LSEHSBA
SEHK5
NYSEHSBC (ADR)
FTSE 100 Component (HSBA)
Hang Seng Component (0005)
Industry Banking, Financial services
Founder Sir Thomas Sutherland
Headquarters HSBC Tower,
London
,
United Kingdom
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Mark Tucker
(Group Chairman)
Stuart Gulliver
(Group Chief Executive)
Services Retail banking, corporate banking, investment banking, mortgage loans, private banking, wealth management, credit cards, finance and insurance
Revenue Decrease US$47.96 billion (2016)
Operating income
Decrease US$7.112 billion (2016)
Decrease US$2.479 billion (2016)
Total assets Decrease US$2.374 trillion (2016)
Total equity Decrease US$175.38 billion (2016)
Number of employees
Increase 235,175 (2016)
Subsidiaries
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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