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HSBC reports 12% drop in profits

By Rob Virtue on August 4, 2014 12:13 PM |

Pre-tax profits at HSBC fell 12% as the bank suffered from a weak first quarter.

But group executive Stuart Gullicer said the results, comparing the first six months of 2014 with the year previous, showed the "resilience" of the company's business.

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Lawn bowls. Husband-and-wife Ray and Janice Fortune, members of Poplar Bowls Club, tackle the image problem immediately by admitting "it's perceived as an old man's game".

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Former Canary Wharf workers are looking to take the property world by storm with a website they say is the complete guide to buying a home.

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Waterways charity Thames 21 has launched a four-year programme to tackle pollution in the east London's rivers, backed by HSBC's Water Programme.

The campaign, called Fixing Broken Rivers follows the death of thousands of fish in the summer after heavy rain washed vast amounts of road pollutants into the River Lea.

Canary Wharf bank HSBC has signalled it is setting aside millions as it prepares to review whether it mis-advised its wealthiest customers.

The group has ringfenced £93million to address any issues relating to advice given to wealth management customers over the last four years.