The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited is a bank established and based in Hong Kong since 1865, when Hong Kong was a colony of the British Empire. It is the founding member of the HSBC Group and, since 1990, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the London-based HSBC Holdings P.L.C,. The company`s business ranges from the traditional High Street roles of personal finance and commercial banking, to corporate and investment banking, private banking and global banking. It is the largest bank in Hong Kong, and operates branches and offices throughout the Asia Pacific region, and in other countries around the world.
HSBC is one of the oldest banking groups in the modern world In Hong Kong, HSBC is referred to colloquially as "The Bank", "Hongkong Bank", "Hong Kong Bank" and "Lion Bank
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