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HSBC

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation is one of Hong Kong's biggest banks. It was founded in Hong Kong on March 3, 1865, and in Shanghai one month later. Its headquarters are located in London, England.

HSBC to pay US$100m to end US currency-rigging probe

HSBC to pay US$100m to end US currency-rigging probe

HSBC Holdings has agreed to pay about US$100 million in penalties to resolve a US Justice Department investigation into the rigging of currency rates, part of a probe that has already led to the conviction of one of its former bankers and charges against another.