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because of Brtians history

Submitted by PAUL, Jan 22, 2016 10:15

in answer the Why HSBC Hong Hong and Shanghai Bank?...because Hong Kong was for many centuries administered as British territories and banking was very much part of these places,as clearing houses for the trade of the east

 

Britain's largest bank?

Submitted by Edward Cline, Jan 6, 2016 17:39

If it's Britain's largest bank, why dooes HSBC stand for the "Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation"? It's good news, of course, but I always thought the government entity, The Bank of England (a kind of Federal Reserve regulator) was Britain's "largest bank." HSBC is also an enormous credit card company.

 

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