HSBC Holdings PLC


  • What's Happening In Virtual Worlds? Thursday, 4 Sep 2008 | 10:39 AM ET
    Virtual Worlds Expo

    The Virtual Worlds Expo is well underway in Los Angeles, companies using the event as a platform to make announcements about their companies.

  • Cheer Or Fear Drop In Oil? Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | 5:50 PM ET

    Rapid changes in the commodities market have left some investors badly bruised to say the least. However lower gas prices are good, right? Should you cheer or fear the drop in oil?

  • Lightning Round OT: Apple and More Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 11:40 PM ET

    The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • Banks Push Market Lower Wednesday, 13 Aug 2008 | 1:50 PM ET

    Banks stocks dragged down the broader stock market on Wednesday with Merrill analyst Richard Bernstein writing the credit crisis is “far from over.”

  • What Financial Stocks Are Shorted the Most? Tuesday, 12 Aug 2008 | 9:20 AM ET

    From mid-July to late July short interest dropped 5.34 percent, on average, in the shares of 17 major financial firms affected by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission emergency short-selling rule, according to the latest data from the exchange.

  • HSBC Submits Updated KEB Bid to S.Korea Regulator Tuesday, 12 Aug 2008 | 12:27 AM ET

    HSBC Holdings has submitted an updated application to acquire a 51 percent stake in Korea Exchange Bank, South Korea's Financial Services Commission (FSC) said on Tuesday.

  • Video: Warning! Dow Sinking to 10,000 Monday, 4 Aug 2008 | 10:41 AM ET

    That sinking feeling: Kirby Daley, strategist at the Newedge Group, says the U.S. is in recession and he expects a 15 percent to 20 percent drop in the Dow -- in the near future.

  • HSBC Gloom Overshadows Dim Spending Hopes Monday, 4 Aug 2008 | 9:30 AM ET

    Mixed economic news this morning, as personal income and spending was better than expected; but a measure of inflation was stronger than expected. And once again, bank jitters are an issue for the market.

  • HSBC Profit Sags 28%; In Line with Forecasts Monday, 4 Aug 2008 | 7:42 AM ET

    Europe's biggest bank HSBC reported a 28 percent fall in its first-half profit, in line with forecasts, as a $14 billion hit on bad debts on U.S. home loans and asset writedowns offset strong Asian growth.

  • HSBC Ready to Update KEB Bid Application Monday, 4 Aug 2008 | 12:37 AM ET

    HSBC said on Monday it was ready to submit an updated application to South Korean authorities on its bid for Korea Exchange Bank but declined comment on a local media report that it was negotiating to cut the purchase price.

  • Outdoor advertising is a growing category — not just billboards, but increasingly, weird publicity stunts that often go awry, The New York Times reports.

  • KEB Deadline Passes, HSBC to Disclose Plans Later Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 9:41 PM ET

    Europe's biggest bank HSBC Holdings said it did not receive regulatory approval to buy a majority stake in Korea Exchange Bank by a Thursday deadline , but is expected to stand firm on the $6.3 billion deal.

  • Dow Drops 205 Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 5:51 PM ET

    Despite their record breaking profits, Exxon Mobil dragged the Dow lower Thursday after its earnings fell short of Wall Street's expectations. Also comments from Alan Greenspan made on CNBC added to the downward momentum.

  • Charting Asia |HSBC Daily Chart Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 3:20 AM ET
  • HSBC's Relative Love Affair Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 3:18 AM ET

    It's been a rough year for financial counters, with banks hard hit by the fallout out of the subprime crisis and the subsequent credit crunch.  This week, we chart HSBC Holdings and use the RSI to predict trend changes.

  • No Talks on KEB Deal With Third Party: Lone Star Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 11:22 PM ET

    U.S. private equity firm Lone Star on Thursday dismissed reports it had discussed the sale of Korea Exchange Bank  with other parties than planned buyer HSBC, though prospects for the $6.3 billion deal remain uncertain.

  • SEC's Cox: 'Naked' Short Ban to Restore Confidence Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 3:55 PM ET

    The SEC issued its emergency ruling against naked short-selling Tuesday to build investor confidence regarding market information, SEC Chairman Christopher Cox told CNBC.

  • Contrarian: Wilbur Ross Bets on an Indian Airline Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 2:24 PM ET
    Wilbur Ross

    Wilbur L. Ross Jr. made an $80 million investment in the flailing Indian airline SpiceJet, saying that high oil prices are a bubble that should pop in the next 12 months.

  • SEC Limits Short Sales of Major Financial Firms Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 3:56 AM ET

    U.S. securities regulators issued an emergency rule Tuesday to limit certain types of short selling in major financial firms, including Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Fannie, Freddie Rattle Market Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | 6:12 PM ET

    Fearing the two largest U.S. mortgage finance companies need a government bailout, investors pushed stocks lower Friday. What's the "Word On The Street?"