HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world.



HSBC Canary Wharf corner

Top 50 European banks by total assets

HSBC remains atop SNL Financial's ranking of Europe's 50 largest banks by total assets for the third successive year, although its position was distorted by the fall in the euro against the dollar and other major currencies.

London's Biggest Trading Floors

Hot on the heels of the announcement that JPMorgan has spurned Canary Wharf and has chosen the 'Square Mile' for its new European HQ (St Alphage House in London Wall), most of the interest centres around the fact that, of the 1 million square feet that makes up the new building, there will be four giant trading floors of some 72,000 square feet each.

Banker Found Guilty For Death Of Wife

HSBC executive Neil Ellerbeck has been convicted of the manslaughter of his wife, Kate, who died following an argument last November. The couple's marriage is said to have been under severe strain for some time.