London is the core economic hub of Europe. Leaving out from the European Union will force the businesses to be pulled out from the UK, argue some analysts. However, HSBC Board’s decision to retain headquarters in London appears to be the best answer to the believers.
U.S. authorities dig deeper into the alleged FIFA financial fiasco, contacting more than half a dozen banks associated to the football corruption scandal.
Bank of China UK on Wednesday issued $413 million worth of yuan-denominated bonds in London, as China seeks to increase the international usage of its currency for trade and investment. Bank of China also said that the bond will list on London's bourse.
HSBC Holdings PLC has put up for sale its 8% stake in Bank of Shanghai Co. HSBC sold its holding in the Chinese bank to Spain's Santandar SA for an undisclosed sum.
Just months after pulling out of a planned multi-billion dollar sale of his grocery chain, Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing has started the process for Waston's initial public offering. The global retail business is set to float next year.
Chinese coal port operator Qinhuangdao Port Co. is seeking to raise up to USD717 million in a Hong Kong listing. The firm will be putting up for sale 829.9 million shares at HKD5.25 to HKD6.70 apiece.
Counterpoint Asian Macro Fund is a new macro fund established through a venture between former HSBC Holdings Plc economist Geoff Barker and City Financial Investment Co.
The Wall Street Journal reported that China could allow foreign companies to sell shares in the free trade zone in Shanghai.
HSBC Holdings Plc would stand to get USD19.5 million from the sale of its two paintings by Italian painter Canaletto.