Monday, August 31, 2015   

HSBC reports US$16b earnings
(02-24 16:44)

HSBC announced a 15.5-percent rise in annual net profit to US$16.2 billion.
The British bank's performance in 2013 compared with profit after tax of US$14.03 billion in 2012. In 2012, the British lender was hit with heavy fines including for laundering drug money.
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