HSBC buys India’s L&T Mutual Fund for $425 mn

HSBC, the global financial services giant headquartered in London, has agreed to buy L&T Mutual Fund, the asset management business of L&T Finance — the non-bank financial services arm of the Larsen & Toubro group of India. L&T Finance will get $425 mln, or around Rs 3,200 cr, for the mutual fund unit which has […]

SpiceJet chooses HSBC as its UPI partner

SpiceJet has chosen HSBC Bank as its partner for receiving UPI payments on its website. UPI or Unified Payments Interface is an advanced, easy-to-use, cheap and real-time payment platform designed by the National Payments Corporation of India. Unlike more expensive payment options such as Visa and Mastercard, UPI is available to most banking users in […]

HSBC PMI – rise continues, but inflationary pressures seen

The HSBC India Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) – a composite indicator designed to give an accurate overview of manufacturing operating conditions – reached a 21-month peak in November, the bank said. However, inflationary pressures intensified during the month, following three consecutive months of easing, HSBC said. “Among the surveyed sub-categories, the sharpest increase in purchase […]