HSBC is one of the biggest banks in the world, and provide a huge range of financial services; including current and savings account, mortgages, personal loans, credit cards, debit cards, and local and international payment services, as well as wealth management and financial planning services. There are approximately 7,200 offices in 85 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa.
HSBC Holdings PLC was founded in 1865, and is head quartered in London, the UK. In 2012, it was the world’s 3rd largest bank and 6th largest public company. As of 31st March 2012, it had assets totalling $2.637trillion. Half of these were in Europe, a quarter in Americas and a quarter in Asia. There are approximately 89 million customers and a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange, and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. From July 6th 2012, it had a market capitalisation of £102.7 billion, which was the second largest of any company listed on the London Stock Exchange.Trade HBC