HSBC names new Chief Exec

HSBC has announced the appointment of John Flint to succeed Stuart Gulliver as Executive Director and Group Chief Executive.

This appointment will be effective from 21 February 2018 after Mr Gulliver has stepped down from both roles and retired from the bank.

At 2:22pm: (LON:HSBA) HSBC Holdings PLC share price was -10.15p at 748.25p