We aspire to be the world's leading international bank, across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
We focus on building deep and long-standing relationships with our clients and customers and constantly look to improve the quality of our products and services.
Twenty-five of our markets now deliver over US$100 million of income; seventeen over US$100 million in profits.
Listed on the London, Hong Kong and Mumbai stock exchanges, we rank among the top 20 companies in the FTSE-100 by market capitalisation.
Our focus on basic banking
Our success is a result of being obsessed with the basics of banking - balancing the pursuit of growth with a disciplined management of costs and risks and keeping a firm grip on liquidity and capital.
Through our international network and expertise, we facilitate trade across markets, enable multinational clients to conduct complex business transactions and service the needs of an increasingly international consumer base.
Take a look at our range of services and products for personal and corporate clients.
We're well placed to expand into emerging economies because of our geographic focus.
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