Insurance news from HSBC reveals that its Singapore business sold

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The company intends to sell this business as a part of an overall cost cutting strategy. HSBC, the worldwide banking giant, has just announced its latest insurance news in its intentions to step out of the industry in Singapore, as the latest element of its strategy to reduce costs. The deal for the Singapore business of the company has been valued at approximately $19.3 million. HSBC has been working to offload many of its non-core assets, and this insurance news is only the most recent in that strategy. So far,…

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HSBC Life Insurance Company Limited (HSBC Life), a 50:50 joint venture between HSBC Insurance (Asia) Limited and Beijing-based The National Trust Limited, marked the official launch of its insurance operations in Beijing in a ceremony held today after receiving a licence to offer HSBC insurance products in the city recently. HSBC Life has been operating in Shanghai since August 2009. HSBC’s expanded insurance presence in China will enable HSBC and Hang Seng Bank customers across a combined 14 outlets in Beijing to access a comprehensive range of HSBC insurance solutions…

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