UPDATE: HSBC Q3 Net Profit Drops 52%
HSBC Holdings PLC (NYSE: HBC) reported a 52% drop in its Q3 net income.
HSBC's quarterly net income attributable to shareholders declined to $2.5 billion, versus $5.22 billion, in the year-ago period. Its earnings per share dropped to 13 cents from 28 cents.
HSBC's adjusted profit before tax surged to $5 billion, while revenue from interest on loans dropped 12% to $9.11 billion from $10.37 billion.
HSBC shares closed at $49.90 on Friday.
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