Blogging from the Highlands of Scotland until I return to the Murcia region of Spain in the Autumn for a month or so
'From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step' - Diderot

Monday, 1 March 2004

HSBC, the world's second-largest bank, reports bumper results for 2003

As an unashamed capitalist, it gives me nothing but extreme pleasure to note that HSBC has this year recorded very healthy results for 2003, with pre-tax profits of USD 12,816 million (about GBP 7.7 billion). As a former employee it obviously gives me especial pleasure. Here is the view of the Guardian.