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



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.

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.