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The global economic world has become a surreal one - a world of oddities, a world of peculiarities.

Why QE has had its day
Why QE has had its day

QE may no longer be the right tool for combating deflation and low growth as its costs are now outweighing the benefits.

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Global Markets

Local knowledge, global reach

Get access to the rapid growth in emerging markets with HSBC Global Markets. As a global investor, you'll take advantage of HSBC's local knowledge in 60 countries, balanced by our understanding of global economics. Use HSBC's Global Markets expertise to invest in the four principal asset classes – foreign exchange, rates, credit and equities.


Invest in fixed and floating bonds offered by sovereigns, supranational institutions, agencies, financial institutions and corporates in various currencies. Benefit from our strong financing services, sales and trading platform, and our asset and liability management capabilities.


Execute seamless transactions with your global interest rates partner. HSBC Rates brings together expertise from sales, trading, structuring and distribution with world-class research in over 50 countries through nearly 800 fixed income specialists around the world.


Meet your equity requirements – from execution and sector trading to the more complex risk portfolio trading and equity structuring – with help from our global sales, trading, structuring and financing experts.

Get support for your cash equity trading, sales and distribution, structured equity and equity financing needs – with our new global equity trading platform. For issuers, our specialist sales distribution network will complement your capital-raising activities.

Benefit from our strong franchise and market position in equity capital markets – across both the developed and emerging economies.

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Equity prime services

Access a new kind of prime brokerage, more robust and transparent, that's built on our proven custody platform and backed by HSBC's capital strength.

Our custom services include:

  • Flexible financing solutions
  • Equity financing/securities lending
  • Cross-asset class margining
  • Dedicated client services

Our multi-asset approach will allow us to support strategies across equities, futures and options, foreign exchange and fixed-income.

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Foreign exchange

Trade foreign exchange 24 hours a day in over 60 countries and territories, and receive competitive quotes in all tradable currencies. Access up-to-date market intelligence, advice and timely execution of deals throughout the trading day via our expert Corporate and Institutional Sales and Trading teams.

Take advantage of our unique position as a leading player in emerging markets. Our increasing market participation, product coverage, diversity and development expertise give you the advantage you need. You'll also benefit from our advanced technology, which offers a secure trading platform.

Learn more about our FX services.

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Futures and options

Benefit from our full range of execution and clearing services. Get comprehensive global clearing services and operations support from our multi-product customer service centres.

Connect with markets worldwide and get efficient front-to-back execution, with consistent performance and service. Our one-to-one customer and account services include:

  • Query management
  • Agreement and settlement of margin calls
  • Assignment of options
  • Round-the-clock support for our e-trade and clearing platforms

Get more information about our futures and options services.

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FX prime services

Access a best-of-breed FX prime services offering from HSBC, including market liquidity in cash and options products, optimal capital management and operational efficiencies. We customise flexible solutions that work for you as your business continues to evolve.

Money markets

Get access to global money markets in all major currencies through HSBC. We take large volumes of institutional deposits and manage HSBC Group's retail bank clearing operations.

Money market services

  • Cash loans and deposits
  • Short-dated government and high-quality debt instruments
  • Certificates of deposit/eligible bills
  • Commercial paper
  • Repo/Reverse and sterling overnight interbank average
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Structured products

Optimise your returns and minimise investment risks with our global team of structured products professionals.

Capitalise on our in-depth knowledge of relevant market conditions. HSBC Global Markets is a powerhouse in retail structured products. We have specialists in all the main asset classes on hand to help you hedge or diversify market exposure, access international markets, customise investment returns and manage credit risks.

Derivatives capabilities

Services integrated across the main asset classes include:

  • Equities (single stocks and indices)
  • Foreign exchange
  • Fixed income; commodities (metals)
  • Interest rates
  • Credit
  • Alternative investments (hedge funds)
  • HSBC optimised indices
  • Fund-linked products

See our structured products page for more details.

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