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140 years on, HSBC plants new roots

It is about to embark on a three-year strategy which will see the injection of extra investment that will allow the bank to continue to support Singapore's vision.

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A new era for HSBC kicked off in May 2016 when it transferred its retail banking and wealth management business to a new and locally-owned subsidiary. The move affirmed the bank's long-standing commitment to Singapore.

ON this day 140 years ago, HSBC opened its doors in Singapore. The decision to do so for the (then) 12-year-old Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank was pretty clear.

The port of Singapore was the largest trading hub along the Calcutta to Hong Kong spice route, and so our first branch on the

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