Director-General prepared for questions about the amount of paperwork that is spreading like the sale of 195 branches of the United States announced
At least 30,000 jobs will be drawn from HSBC over three years as the UK's biggest bank cuts costs in an effort to improve shareholder returns.
As he presented the figures for the first half on Monday, the CEO of HSBC, Stuart Gulliver, being prepared for questions about the number of roles that will be paid by the 300,000 global workforce banking.
Even before the results were released, tried to show that it is proceeding with its strategic objectives announced in May with the presentation of the Sunday sale of 195 branches of the United States, primarily in northern New York State, for the bank to focus on retail banking and commercial.$ 1 billion
The sale of the first bank of Niagara, which has grown through acquisitions of competitors, leaving HSBC, with 265 branches in the United States, mainly in New York.HSBC banks are the first lists of the London Stock Exchange to report the first half figures, which should show the impact of the slowdown caused by the debt crisis of the United States and problems in the euro area.