Our purpose is to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and ultimately helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.
We have developed a long-term strategy that reflects our purpose and enables us to capture value from our international network. Develop our international network To facilitate international trade and capital flows and serve our clients, with potential to help them grow from small enterprises into large multinationals.
Invest in wealth and retail businesses with local scale To make the most of global social mobility, wealth creation and long-term demographic changes in our priority markets. Increasing connectivity and global flows of trade, finance and data are key drivers of GDP growth.
HSBC is one of the most international banking and financial services organisations in the world. Our network covers countries accounting for more than 90 per cent of global GDP, trade and capital flows. We have a leading presence in large and fast-growing economies. Our diversified, universal banking model offers a relatively low risk profile and volatility.
We have a strong capital and funding base and offer stable shareholder returns. Read more about the value of our network. Since , we have materially transformed our business in line with our strategy.
At our Investor Update in June , we outlined plans to further reshape our business. We will redeploy resources to capture expected future growth opportunities and adapt to structural changes in the operating environment. We have set out a series of actions to be completed by Read about our progress towards completing these actions as reported with our Interim Results. We aim to achieve a return on equity of more than 10 per cent in the medium term.
We aim to grow business revenues faster than operating expenses on an adjusted basis. In the current uncertain environment we plan to sustain the dividend at its current level for the foreseeable future. Growing our dividend in the future depends on the overall profitability of the Group, delivering further release of less efficiently deployed capital and meeting regulatory capital requirements in a timely manner. Actions to address these points are core elements of the Investor Update provided in June Delivering these priorities will create value for our customers and shareholders and contribute to the long-term sustainability of HSBC.
In the process, we shall maintain a robust, resilient and environmentally sustainable business in which our customers can have confidence, our employees can take pride and our communities can trust. Press tab key to access skip links section. Share Print this page. Our long-term, two-part strategy is to: This strategy positions us to capitalise on several long-term trends: Investor Update Since , we have materially transformed our business in line with our strategy.
Targets We aim to achieve a return on equity of more than 10 per cent in the medium term.More...