HSBC shares fall to lowest level since 1995 following money-laundering report
23 September 2020 | 8:56 am
Yifan Wang. Shares of HSBC Holdings PLC and Standard Chartered PLC dropped in Asian trading Monday following media reports overnight that the two banks and others moved suspected illicit funds despite red flags about their origins.
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