Anti-independence firms make case
Scotland will go to the polls in the referendum on 18 September, with voters being asked asked the "Yes/No" question: "Should Scotland be an independent country?" The letter is signed by business leaders including Douglas Flint, the chairman of HSBC; Andrew Mackenzie, the chief executive of the mining giant, BHP Billiton; and Sir John Grant, ... (more)
Sat Aug 23, 2014
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HSBC boss warns of capital flight from independent Scotland
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Fri Aug 22, 2014
Scottish Independence 'Risks Capital Flight'
A Yes vote in next month's Scottish referendum risks "capital flight" from the country leaving its financial system in a "parlous state", the boss of HSBC has warned.
HSBC boss in 'capital flight' claim
Uncertainty over an independent Scotland's currency could lead to "capital flight" from the country, the chairman of HSBC has claimed.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
China's Bank of Communications sees profit inch up
Bank of Communications Co. posted tepid profit growth in the first half of the year as bad loans continued to mount because of China's sluggish economic growth.
HSBC chairman warns Scottish independence could trigger capital flight -Telegraph
Uncertainty over Scotland's currency arrangements could prompt capital flight from the country, leaving its financial system in a "parlous state," Douglas Flint, chairman of HSBC Holdings Plc, wrote in a column on Thursday in the Telegraph newspaper in Britain.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
HSBC will probably spend less on compliance
HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint said the cost of policing potential wrongdoing will probably decrease after Europe's largest bank by market value spent billions of dollars to toughen its internal controls in the wake of a series of scandals.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Company in the news: HSBC
Half-year results from HSBC were not very good. Profits at the banking giant were down by just over 16%, to A 1.9bn.
Bankers Warn That Regulatory Overreach Will Hit The Wider Economy
I was interested to see comments in the press this last week, and the reaction to them, by Douglas Flint, the chairman of HSBC - and the disclaimer for those that don't know me: I am a retired, full-time employee of that bank and, having spent a reasonable amount of time away from the organization, am currently a non-executive and independent ... (more)
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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Saks barks legal threat at pet firm Snaks 5th Avenchew
Pet food snacks are shown in this handout photo from Snaks Fifth Avenchew in New York, Aug. 14, 2014.
International Finance: "Somalia is Different"
Customers walk out of a Dahabshiil money transfer office in "Kilometer Five" street of Soobe village, southern Mogadishu, May 8, 2013.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
We must buy into the bank culture debate for sustained return
In modern business, being reactive is something akin to failure. Where was your future-focused strategy, people will ask.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Coca Cola HBC Ag Receives "Equal weight" Rating from Barclays
A number of other firms have also recently commented on CCH. Analysts at HSBC cut their price target on shares of Coca Cola HBC AG from GBX 1,550 to GBX 1,450 in a research note on Monday.
Everything's Rosie for fashion starlet
At a quick glance she assumed the unfamiliar address was spam from HSBC bank, but the letters actually read HBC.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
China Reinsurance Corp. plans $2B IPO in Hong Kong: Report
State-owned China Reinsurance Corp., the country's biggest reinsurer, plans an initial public offering of up to $2 billion in Hong Kong, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with direct knowledge of the deal.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Bankers want still more power
The global banking giant HSBC is a "criminal" operation, charges a former officer for the company's southern New York region in this interview with Russell Scott.
HSBC Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
HSBC has received a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the nineteen brokerages that are covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Net reports .
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Banks need to stop blaming regulators and concentrate on repairing their reputation
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Lord & Taylor is among the national retailers getting on the beacon bandwagon. In a keynote at the OMMA mCommerce conference on Thursday, Ryan Craver, SVP, chief of staff, Hudson's Bay Co.
Canada Luxury Shoppers Gain U.S. Chains' Favor
Nordstrom Inc. , the largest U.S. luxury department-store chain, plans to open six Canadian stores this year through 2017.