What was the purpose of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation?

HSBC is named after its founding member, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, which was established in 1865 to finance the growing trade between Europe, India and China.

Where is the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation?

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation

HSBC Main Building (HSBC headquarters), Central, Hong Kong
Industry Financial services
Founded 3 March 1865 in British Hong Kong Incorporated on 14 August 1866
Founder Sir Thomas Sutherland
Headquarters HSBC Main Building, Central, Hong Kong

What bank was created by the British to manage finances in Hong Kong and Shanghai?

HSBC traces its origin to a hong in British Hong Kong and its present form was established in London by the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation to act as a new group holding company in 1991; its name derives from that company’s initials.

Who designed the HSBC building in Hong Kong?

Norman Foster
Wendy Foster
HSBC Building/Architects

In this exclusive video interview filmed as part of our high-tech architecture series, British architect Norman Foster explains how the headquarters he designed for HSBC in Hong Kong in the 1980s transformed his architecture firm into a global brand.

Is it true that the Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation is an international financial institution?

HSBC was born from one simple idea – a local bank serving international needs. HSBC is named after its founding member, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, which was established in 1865 to finance the growing trade between Europe, India and China.

Is it true that the Hong Kong Shanghai banking Corporation is an international financial institution?

Which is the safest bank in Hong Kong?

DBS has been named Asia’s Safest Bank for the tenth year running. Our capital position, as well as our ‘AA-‘ and ‘Aa1’ credit ratings are among the highest in the Asia-Pacific. On top of that is our award-winning performance across the region.