Investor relations

This section contains information on HSBC’s recent financial performance and investment case – as well as details of how to manage your shareholding.

HSBC was founded in Hong Kong in 1865 to finance trade between Asia and Europe. Today Asia still generates more than two-thirds of the bank’s profits. Investors in Hong Kong and mainland China have played a vital role in supporting HSBC’s growth and success and continue to represent a large and important section of our 194,000 shareholders worldwide.

HSBC Holdings plc, the holding company of the HSBC Group, is listed in London, Hong Kong, New York and Bermuda. We have a clear strategy to deliver revenue and profit growth while improving returns to shareholders.

Latest financial results

HSBC Holdings plc announced its 1Q 2021 Earnings Release on Tuesday, 27 April 2021. Download the Earnings Release below and read the highlights in our quick read summary.

1Q 2021 Earnings Release (41-page PDF 1MB)

Executive Insights with Noel Quinn, Group Chief Executive of HSBC

A special edition of Executive Insights with Noel Quinn, Group Chief Executive of HSBC, where he talks about the bank's 2020 performance and the vision he has for HSBC. He also discusses the new dividend policy, the importance of Wealth Management in Asia, and his opinion on HSBC's European business.

Executive Insights with Noel Quinn, Group Chief Executive of HSBC

Chinese-language stock exchange announcements issued by HSBC Holdings plc over the past year are available to download on the Regulatory news (Chinese) page in this section. To access our full regulatory news archive in English, visit the Stock exchange announcements page on our global corporate website.

Results and announcements

Read financial results and other regulatory documents relating to HSBC Holdings plc and its subsidiaries.

Investor relations contacts

Hong Kong Investor Relations team
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, 1 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong

Company Registrar
Hong Kong Overseas Branch Register
Computershare Hong Kong Investor Services Limited, Rooms 1712-1716,
17th Floor, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East,
Hong Kong SAR

Telephone: +852 2862 8555

For additional investor contacts, including our registrars in other locations, please visit our global corporate website.


The Board has announced an interim dividend for 2020 of US$0.15 per ordinary share, to be paid in cash with no scrip alternative.

Up to the third interim dividend 2019, the Board of HSBC Holdings plc offered holders of Ordinary Shares the right to elect to receive new Ordinary Shares instead of a cash dividend (‘scrip dividend alternative’).

As announced on 23 February 2021 the Group has decided to discontinue the scrip dividend option as it is dilutive, including to dividend per share progression over time.

Find out more about the current period dividend payment and past payments to HSBC shareholders on our global corporate website

Shareholder meetings

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

HSBC Holdings plc will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday, 28 May 2021 in London, UK at 6pm Hong Kong time (11am London time).

At the time of publishing the Notice of AGM, Covid-19 restrictions remain in place and we regret that shareholders will not be permitted to attend the physical location of the AGM in person. The health and safety of our shareholders, our employees and the wider communities in which we operate remains our primary concern.

We are pleased to confirm that facilities will be made available to allow shareholders to attend, participate and vote electronically at the AGM and to ask questions in real time should they wish to do so. Further information on how to join the meeting electronically can be found in the 2021 AGM Circular and Electronic Attendance Guidance documents on the global corporate website. This includes instructions for Hong Kong non-registered shareholders.

Informal Shareholders’ Meeting (ISM)

The Board has decided to postpone this year’s ISM in Hong Kong due to the current restrictions on travel and general health and safety concerns. Shareholders can attend and participate electronically in the AGM this year.

Information for shareholders

Find out who to contact if you have questions about your shareholding and how to manage your account online.

Our investment case

How our international network, access to high-growth markets and balance sheet strength help us deliver long-term value for our stakeholders.

Investor factbooks

Read more information about the strategy and performance of the HSBC Group.