Kevin Leung of Haitong International Securities Group says the $1 billion share buyback was disappointing but that capital was likely to be spent elsewhere.
Alex Wong of Ample Capital says HSBC results are likely to be better than a year ago but he's less certain about the bank's future.
Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities, says financials have been underpinning the markets in Hong Kong.
America's largest banks are to propose a complete overhaul of how financial institutions investigate and report potential criminal activity.
The money mill that undergirds many of China's aggressive assets buying in Hong Kong may be coming to a temporary halt, the SCMP reports.
Britain's divorce from the EU must adhere to a framework of rules to truly understand whether Brexit has been successful; academic report.
European markets closed lower on Monday after Trump's introduction of a travel ban on refugees prompted investor concern.
Several U.K. based banks are poised to announce at least part of their business operations are being moved from London to another EU city.
Banks pulling out of the U.K. would not impact Europe's financial stability, according to a top official at Germany's central bank.
European markets closed lower on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced it would keep its monetary policy stance unchanged.
Two of Europe's biggest banks warned on Wednesday that they could each move about 1,000 jobs out of London.
London's financial bosses urged the U.K. government to consider extending Brexit negotiations to a five-year transitional process.
U.K. currency traders appear to be increasingly dismissive of economic strength in the country with Brexit negotiations fast approaching.
Government to seek parliamentary approval to borrow to underwrite its wobbly banking sector, starting with Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Bank said to be resisting the settlement from its sale of toxic mortgage securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.
Asian markets were exuberant on Thursday, buoyed by China November trade data beating forecasts.
The European Commission fined banks Credit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase a total of 485 million euros ($520 million) for their part in a cartel to fix the price of financial benchmarks linked to the euro.
Dickie Wong of Kingston Securities talks about the recent performance of HSBC shares.
Asia markets traded mixed as traders looked ahead to key global events including an OPEC meeting and the U.S. nonfarm payroll report.
HSBC and Standard Chartered are the most at risk of failing the BoE stress test due to an exposure to Chinese credit; RBC Capital analysts.