The London offices of HSBC in the Canary Wharf district of London. Photo: AFP
The London offices of HSBC in the Canary Wharf district of London. Photo: AFP
Neil Newman
Opinion

Opinion

Abacus by Neil Newman

Caught in US-China crossfire, should HSBC split its global businesses?

  • Having become a political football, ‘the world’s local bank’ might do better to rethink its global vision and split into separate listings in Hong Kong and London
  • Breaking up is hard to do, but it may be the only way to win investors back

The London offices of HSBC in the Canary Wharf district of London. Photo: AFP
The London offices of HSBC in the Canary Wharf district of London. Photo: AFP
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