Speculation HSBC may dispose of more mainland investments has been stoked by the sale of its stake in insurer Ping An. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

HSBC eyes sell-off of other Chinese assets

Following HSBC's high-profile sale of its entire holding in Ping An, China's No 2 life insurer, Europe's biggest bank is expected to dump more non-core assets it holds on the mainland this year to raise capital.